crutch-handled love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a crutch-handle.

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Examples

  • With this purpose he first made his entrance into a little low, dark parlour, containing a well-worn leathern easy-chair, before which stood a pair of slippers, while on the left side rested a crutch-handled staff; an oaken table stood before it, and supported a huge desk clamped with iron, and a massive pewter inkstand.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • With the crutch-handled top, which he used to sustain

    The Book of Humorous Verse

  • A cheery soul, given to long coats and waistcoats, stocks, and a crutch-handled stick, she -- like her brother -- had "style," but more sense of humour -- valuable in musical circles!

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • He had not been gone ten minutes before Aunt Rosamund appeared, with a crutch-handled stick and a gentlemanly limp, for she, too, indulged her ancestors in gout.

    Beyond

  • And with his crutch-handled cane he switched viciously at the air, as though carving a man in two.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • He had not been gone ten minutes before Aunt Rosamund appeared, with a crutch-handled stick and a gentlemanly limp, for she, too, indulged her ancestors in gout.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • In his long holland coat, with his wide-brimmed felt hat all dusty, and the crutch-handled stick in his hand, he had already arrested the attention of five boys, the little girl with the perambulator, a postman, a maid-servant, and three old ladies.

    The Burning Spear

  • And with his crutch-handled cane he switched viciously at the air, as though carving a man in two.

    Beyond

  • Having secured his dog to the handle of the door and disregarded the intensity of her gaze, Mr. Lavender walked back towards the Garden City with a pamphlet in one hand and a crutch-handled stick in the other.

    The Burning Spear

  • A cheery soul, given to long coats and waistcoats, stocks, and a crutch-handled stick, she -- like her brother -- had "style," but more sense of humour -- valuable in musical circles!

    Beyond

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