• WordNet 3.6
    • n handout giving money or food or clothing to a needy person
    • n handout an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n handout In hand-ball, hand-tennis, and similar sports, the condition of the game when the striker is out and the players change places.
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In literature:

Working with Anne, Dana, and Suzanne, we also distributed thousands of handouts on the Stony Brook campus.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
Maybe we asks fer a handout now and then; but that ain't our reg'lar way.
"The Oakdale Affair" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
He had not been expecting any handout, so he was not disappointed.
"Skookum Chuck Fables" by Skookum Chuck (pseud for R.D. Cumming)
It appears like I'm givin' all I've got for a handout at the kitchen door of the big company.
"The Quickening" by Francis Lynde
I'd prefer not to take my material from a handout.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
I suspected all you hangers-on would come around for your handouts.
"Despoilers of the Golden Empire" by Gordon Randall Garrett
All at once I was hungry enough to have gone and asked for a handout.
"The Million-Dollar Suitcase" by Alice MacGowan
Beside them, the once-fierce dog gamboled like a puppy, hoping for another handout.
"The Pirates of Shan" by Harold Leland Goodwin
If I had the coin, wouldn't I give them a handout of fresh air and milk?
"Just Around the Corner" by Fannie Hurst
She smoked Woodbine cigarettes fiendishly and was forever giving homeless people food and handouts.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover

In news:

( Handout / June 28, 2012 ).
Handout photo, Nexterra Green Homes.
( Emile Wamsteker, Handout photo / October 12, 2011 ).
Vice President Joe Biden got emotional today in his first remarks on the controversy surrounding Republican nominee Mitt Romney's suggestion at a spring fundraiser that 47 percent of Americans are victims who want government handouts.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il inspects the Sinam Cooperative Farm in this undated handout picture.
Provenance Center ( Handout / October 26, 2012 ).
Handout photo, David Bly/Centennial Project.
( HANDOUT, REUTERS / November 14, 2012 ).
Photo courtesy of Tourism Tropical North Queensland , Handout photo.
How Science Can Make You Braver By Robert Biswas-Diener ( HANDOUT / July 24, 2012 ).
Smoke rise from burnt homes in Abyei town, in this handout photo released by the United Nations Mission in Sudan May 23.
NYC sends health teams to post-Sandy food handouts, rubbing some wrong way.
Handout photo of missing teen Nadirah Ruffin .
Undated handout photo from the 2011 movie WAR HORSE.
Handout In the documentary Sons of the Clouds: The Last Colony, Javier Bardem examines Western Sahara , the last African colony according to the UN, and a region on the brink of war.