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panhandle

verb [I]  us   /ˈpænˌhæn·dəl/

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]  us   /ˈpænˌhæn·dəl/

panhandle noun [C] (AREA)

a long, narrow piece of land joined to a larger area: The Oklahoma panhandle extends over Texas.
Translations of “panhandle”
in Chinese (Traditional) (與較大區域相連的)狹長區域…
in Russian просить милостыню…
in Turkish sokakta para toplamak, dilenmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (与较大区域相连的)狭长区域…
in Polish żebrać…
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