One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having a handle or handles, especially of a specified type or number.in combination ‘brass-handled doors’‘a two-handled cup’
- ‘You cannot place bone-handled silver knives in the dishwasher.’
- ‘One lady carried a handled shopping bag.’
- ‘The lady behind the counter used a double-handled cheese knife to slice samples off of wheels of their aged edam and gouda.’
- ‘The coffee is made individually in small, long-handled pots.’
- ‘Strain the mulled wine into a handled glass or mug, and drink warm.’
- ‘He took a large-handled broom used by the porter.’
- ‘His possessions lay around him, including a bit and bridle from his horse at his head, pairs of stirrup mounts and spurs by his feet, and a handled iron cauldron.’
- ‘In 1967, they were the first company to produce plastic-handled scissors.’
- ‘Using a stiff long-handled brush, scrub the stain with concentrated detergent suds.’
- ‘To this good day, a set of plastic-handled steak knives reside in my Mother's silverware drawer.’
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