Definition of handhold noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

handhold

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhændhəʊld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhændhoʊld//
 
 
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something on the surface of a steep slope, wall, etc. that a person can hold when climbing up it
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