Definition of Long-handled

1. Adjective. Having a long handle.

Exact synonyms: Pole-handled
Similar to: Long



Lexicographical Neighbors of Long-handled

long-day plant
long-distance
long-distance call
long-distance runner
long-drawn
long-drawn-out
long-eared bat
long-eared owl
long-eared owls
long-established
long-faced
long-familiar
long-fin tunny
long-fingered frog
long-haired
long-handled (current term)
long-handled spade
long-haul
long-hauls
long-head coneflower
long-headed
long-held
long-horned
long-horned beetle
long-jawed spider
long-jumper
long-lasting
long-leafed
long-leaved

Literary usage of Long-handled

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Poetry of American Wit and Humor by Frederic Lawrence Knowles (1899)
"I dells you dot bookit it don'd hold a candle To dot long-handled dipper, dot hangs py der sink. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (1892)
"14. of deer-horn, long-handled, from broch of Burwick, Orkney, xvi. 448. long-handled, from broch of ... Scottish long-handled (Pis. xiii., xiv., xv.), ix. ..."

3. Farm Drainage: The Principles, Processes, and Effects of Draining Land with by Henry Flagg French (1859)
"... the pick is used, a long-handled round- pointed shovel, now in common use on our farms, is found convenient, until the ditch is too narrow for its use. ..."

4. The New Housekeeping: Efficiency Studies in Home Management by Christine Frederick (1913)
"... long-handled Dust-pan Prevents Stooping (1) Dish Drainer Allows Dishes to Dry Themselves (3) Stationary Egg-beater Prevents Waste Motion (5) Hot Mangle ..."

5. Manual of gynecology by Henry Turman Byford (1897)
"THE AUTHOR'S long-handled NEEDLE FORCEPS. two fingers introduced, and the ovaries or fundus uteri are pulled down into view. The incision may be closed by ..."

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