hand grip

handgrip

[hand-grip]
noun
1.
the grip or clasp of a hand, as in greeting: a firm but friendly handgrip.
2.
a handle or similar part of an object affording a grip by the hand, as for lifting.
3.
handgrips, hand-to-hand combat.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English handgripe. See hand, grip

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handgrip (ˈhændˌɡrɪp)
 
n
1.  grip grip another word for grip
2.  sport a covering, usually of towelling or rubber, that makes the handle of a racket or club easier to hold

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