Handling vs Candling - What's the difference?

handling | candling |


As verbs the difference between handling and candling

is that handling is while candling is .

As a noun handling

is a touching, controlling, managing, using, take care of, etc, with the hand or hands, or as with the hands.

handling

Etymology 1

From (etyl) handlinge, hondlunge, from (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • A touching, controlling, managing, using, take care of, etc., with the hand or hands, or as with the hands.
  • * Edmund Spenser
  • The heavens and your fair handling / Have made you master of the field this day.
  • * 1864 , Oregon. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives
  • 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.
  • (arts) The mode of using the pencil or brush; style of touch.
  • (Fairholt)
  • A criminal offence, the trade in stolen goods.
  • Etymology 2

    From handle.

    Verb

    (head)
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    candling

    English

    Verb

    (head)