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handlist Line breaks: hand|list
Pronunciation: /ˈhandlɪst/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of handlist in English:


A short list of something such as items on display at a sale or exhibition or essential reading for a course of study: ‘Record Repositories in Great Britain’ is a useful handlist
More example sentences
  • Faced with increasing backlogs of unprocessed material, it has made available a handlist of categories of documents that it still holds for the period before 1970, with their approximate quantities in shelf-feet.
  • There is no system of cross reference, but handlists for both groups of papers may be searched electronically.
  • We have a number of handlists which detail the records held by Brighton History Centre.
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