starting handle

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noun British.

a crank used to start the motor of an automobile.

Nearby words

  1. starter home,
  2. starters,
  3. starting block,
  4. starting gate,
  5. starting grid,
  6. starting price,
  7. starting rate,
  8. starting stalls,
  9. startle,
  10. startle colour

Origin of starting handle

First recorded in 1885–90

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