from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bend; curvature.
  • noun The curved or semicircular handle of a pot, kettle, etc.; especially, in the plural, a movable handle in two parts, jointed in the middle, for a pot with ears; a bail.
  • noun A loop or annular part serving as a handle for something.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A curved handle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A curved handle.


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