from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A handle, as of a jar or other vessel, formed by a ring, especially a free ring hanging loose in a socket or eyelet attached to the body of the vessel.
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Then the children saw a trap-door, let flat into the floor, with a ring-handle to pull it up.
CONE-PICK of steel wire, No. 18, 1.5 inch long, with a ring-handle 0.5 inch in diameter; it is carried, with the cone-key, in the pocket in front of the musket cartridge-box.
Even Charles Davis, drenched and shivering, hung on beside me to the brass ring-handle of the chart-house door.
Davis, drenched and shivering, hung on beside me to the brass ring-handle of the chart-house door.