Han"dling (?), n. [AS. handlung.]
A touching, controlling, managing, using, etc., with the hand or hands, or as with the hands. See Handle, v. t.
The heavens and your fair handling
Have made you master of the field this day.
2. Drawing, Painting, etc.
The mode of using the pencil or brush, etc.; style of touch.
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