If the winds begin to push the oil slick to the east, Florida's panhandle could be devastated.
When it's cold outside, as it is for much of the year in the Idaho panhandle, inside accommodations are warm and cozy.
One represents an urban district in Chicago, the other the panhandle of Idaho.
Southern Florida is mostly democrat, the north and panhandle mostly Republican.
Last year panhandle ranchers Phillip and Doris Smith suffered through the worst one-year drought in Texas history.
The raids of the Comanches into the panhandle country during the buffalo days was a favorite topic.
Somehow the sobriquet had clung to him even after his return to the panhandle.
I am confident that this was the first orchard ever planted in Hutchinson county, perhaps in the northern panhandle.
Yet it would be easy to overstate the lawlessness of the panhandle.
"Just step in and tell panhandle I want to see him," and Sneed indicated one of his riders.
"something resembling the handle of a pan," 1851, from pan (n.) + handle (n.). Especially in reference to geography, originally American English, from 1856, in reference to Virginia (now West Virginia; Florida, Texas, Idaho, Oklahoma, and Alaska also have them). Meaning "an act of begging" is attested from 1849, perhaps from notion of arm stuck out like a panhandle, or of one who handles a (beggar's) pan.
"to beg," 1888, from panhandle (n.) in the begging sense. Related: Panhandled; panhandling.
To beg, esp by accosting people on the street: The boys deal drugs or panhandle, even become male prostitutes
[1903+; fr panhandler]