We have no meanings for "work the handle" in our records yet.
It was a long while, however, before he learned to work the handle.
A section of Red Cavalry came after us, and we took it in turns to work the handle.
Who could work the handle?
Under the now-yawning door jamb he inserted a powerful claw of the ram and again he began to work the handle.
She worked the handle of a pump, and water spurted into the sink.
To work the handles, two men had to sit one on each runner.
He slid the key into the lock and worked the handle.
And the ministers set the pumps going again, with the letter to work the handles.
It came in spurts as Enoch worked the handle.
She pushed against the door, working the handle.
The dog yapped and crashed against the window as she worked the handle and unlatched the door.
The Chief arrived on a trolley, four men working the handles and the levers making the six wheels hum.
The servant half dragged Pete to a metal security door and worked the handle clumsily with his free hand.
The grinder sheds the corn gradually into the hole with one hand, and works the handle round with the other.
"All right, I'll look if you work the handle."
Quamus and I said nothing as we worked the handles of the winch, gradually edging the huge copper vessel up the concrete ramp.