Something that one can hold onto for support.(noun)
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Use "handhold" in a sentence
"I suppose we shouldn't leave out 'handhold' as another."
"Length are 24 inch plus a little as a "handhold" for better handling at the start and at the end."
"She threw her arms out and fought to find any kind of handhold she could, but it was no use."