Definition of “handhold” - English Dictionary

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“handhold” in British English

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handholdnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhænd.həʊld/ us /ˈhænd.hoʊld/


  • He worked his way slowly down the canyon, pushing himself carefully between the narrow walls in search of handholds and supports.

(Definition of “handhold” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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