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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of handle.
- adj. Having a specified number or kind of handles.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. fitted with or having having a handle. Opposite of
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a handle: as, an iron-handled knife: used specifically in heraldry when the handle of a weapon or a tool is of a different tincture from the blade: as, a sickle or, handled gules.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a usually specified type of handle
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I think part of the secret is that you never really feel like things are handled from a rational perspective.
But the distinction in how they are handled is well established even as to persons who are U.S. citizens engaging in acts on U.S. soil.
The story about ANPR bleeping away generating more work than can be handled is probably repeated in every farce in the country.
Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Melanie Oudin handled singles duties — No. 1-ranked Liezel Huber anchored the doubles — in the semifinals, but Venus and Serena Williams would be hard to pass up if they are interested and available.
The most dangerous place I have ever been when firearms are being handled is on a Law Enforcement Range.
The livestock owner must take what measures he can, because local law enforcement is not interested in problems that cannot be handled from the comfort of a car seat.
Robin handled the extremes, and also expressed aspects of his mentor's private life that Batman wouldn't say out loud.
Got to say, I think McCain handled this Gramm thing really well.
John McCain handled this brillantly,,, Ellen tried to make him look like a Bible beater and that is just no the case.
McCain handled the same problem by cutting his two embarrassing ties at the same time.