[hand-let-er] /ˈhændˈlɛt ər/
verb (used with object)
to print by hand:
She hand-lettered a “for sale” sign.
a brass letter, mounted in a handle, for printing on the cover of a handbound book.
[hand-ler] /ˈhænd lər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. Boxing. a person who assists in the training of a fighter or is the fighter’s second during a fight. 3. a person who exhibits a dog in a bench show or field trial. /ˈhændlə/ noun 1. a person, esp a police officer, in […]
[hand-let-er] /ˈhændˈlɛt ər/ verb (used with object) 1. to print by hand: She hand-lettered a “for sale” sign.
noun, Surveying. 1. a leveling instrument held in the hand and used for approximate work at short distances.
- Handle with gloves
Also, handle with kid gloves. Treat with great or very gently, as in She has a terrible temper, so try to handle her with kid gloves. This usage probably alludes to the antonym, handle without gloves, meaning “to treat harshly.” Gloves made of kidskin, the hide of a young goat, are soft and pliable, whence […]