Handling vs Candling - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between handling and candling
is that handling
is while candling
As a noun handling
is a touching, controlling, managing, using, take care of, etc, with the hand or hands, or as with the hands.
From (etyl) handlinge, hondlunge, from (etyl) .
A touching, controlling, managing, using, take care of, etc., with the hand or hands, or as with the hands.
* Edmund Spenser
* 1864 , Oregon. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives
- The heavens and your fair handling / Have made you master of the field this day.
(arts) The mode of using the pencil or brush; style of touch.
- at San Francisco it is warehoused and reshipped to Liverpool, or other foreign market; and in exchange for this wheat, comes back the merchandise which has to pass through all these shipments, reshipments, warehousings, handlings , &c.
A criminal offence, the trade in stolen goods.