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Meaning of MANHANDLE

Pronunciation:  'man`handl

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  handle roughly; "I was manhandled by the police"

MANHANDLE is a 9 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: handle, palm



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Man*han"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {-handled}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {-handling}.]
1. To move, or manage, by human force without mechanical aid;
   as, to manhandle a cannon.

2. To handle roughly; as, the captive was manhandled.

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