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English definition of “panhandle”

panhandle

verb [I]  /ˈpænˌhæn·dəl/ us  

panhandle verb [I] (ASK)

to ask for money, esp. in a public place; to beg: A homeless man often panhandles in front of the bank.

panhandle

noun [C]  /ˈpænˌhæn·dəl/ us  

panhandle noun [C] (AREA)

a long, narrow piece of land joined to a larger area: The Oklahoma panhandle extends over Texas.
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