Origin of door handle
First recorded in 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for door handle
Taylor was about to speak when the door-handle of the inner room turned.Jennie Baxter, Journalist
When she came to the room she grasped the door-handle with a force that hurt her hand.A Spirit in Prison
He stamped his foot lightly, waiting with his hand on the door-handle.
He stood with open mouth till he heard again the rattle of the door-handle.
He remained with his hand on the door-handle so long that Razumov assented by a moody "No."Under Western Eyes