handlebar

[han-dl-bahr]
noun
1.
Usually, handlebars.
a.
the curved steering bar of a bicycle, motorcycle, etc., placed in front of the rider and gripped by the hands. See illus. under bicycle.
2.
a bar or rod, usually of metal and having a handle at one end, used for handling, guiding, or maneuvering some object.

Origin:
1885–90; handle + bar1

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Example sentences
Plastic handlebar tape is petroleum-based, but there is an environmentally
  friendly option.
It also provides a handlebar bag to hold your supplies, such as sunscreen,
  wallet and camera.
His hair and handlebar moustache were steel gray, and his eyes astonishingly
  blue.
The mayor had a handlebar moustache and a wide, brutal face, which was wreathed
  in cigarette smoke.
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