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- Using her hands like windshield wipers, she tried to flick snow away from her mouth. When she clawed at her chest and neck, the crumbs maddeningly slid back onto her face. She grew claustrophobic.
''That which resembles, or to some extent performs the office of, a human hand.''
A limb of certain animals, such as the foot of a hawk, or any one of the four extremities of a monkey.
''That which is, or may be, held in a hand at once.''
The set of cards held by a player.
A round of a card game.
A bundle of tobacco leaves tied together.
(senseid) A bunch of bananas.
''That which has the appearance of, a human hand.''
''In linear measurement:''
(RQ:Orwell Animal Farm)
A side; part, camp; direction, either right or left.
(RQ:KJV)on this hand and that hand ''were'' hangings(..)
1950, (w), acceptance speech for Nobel Prize in Literature
- I maintain, however, on the one hand, that there are few occasions upon which large bodies of men, such as politics is concerned with, can rise above selfishness, while, on the other hand, there are a very great many circumstances in which populations will fall below selfishness, if selfishness is interpreted as enlightened self-interest.
Power of performance; means of execution; ability; skill; dexterity.
(RQ:RnhrtHpwd Bat). He'd never been in stir, the bulls had never mugged him, he didn't run with a mob, he played a lone hand, and fenced his stuff so that even the Fence couldn't swear he knew his face.
(RQ:Locke Human Understanding)
A performer more or less skilful.
1903, George Horace Lorimer, ''Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to his Son'' (page 46)
- At the church sociables he used to hop around among them, chipping and chirping like a dicky-bird picking up seed; and he was a great hand to play the piano, and sing saddish, sweetish songs to them.
An instance of helping.
Handwriting; style of penmanship.
(RQ:Shakespeare As You Like It)
(RQ:Fielding Tom Jones)I have ſometimes known a Poet in Danger of being convicted as a Thief, upon much worſe Evidence than the Reſemblance of Hands hath been held to be in the Law.
(RQ:Stevenson Treasure Island)I found written on the other side, in a very good, clear hand, this short message(nb..)
(RQ:Stevenson Jekyll and Hyde)
(quote-journal) (Review)| date=14 September 2013| page=R28| passage=The pleasure of writing on wax with a stylus is exemplified by the fine, flowing hand of a Roman scribe who made out the birth certificate of Herennia Gemella, born March 128 AD.
A person's autograph or signature.
Personal possession; ownership.
- Receiving in hand one year’s tribute.
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(RQ:King James Version)
2013, Tom Shone, ''Oscar nominations pull a surprise by showing some taste – but will it last?'' (in ''The Guardian'', 11 January 2013)http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/filmblog/2013/jan/11/oscar-nominations-surprise-taste
- Also a big hand for Silver Linings Playbook, an exuberant modern screwball comedy we had, in an unseemly fit of cynicism, deemed "too entertaining" for Academy voters.
The small part of a gunstock near the lock, which is grasped by the hand in taking aim.
Actual performance; deed; act; workmanship; agency; hence, manner of performance.
Agency in transmission from one person to another.
To give, pass or transmit with the hand, literally or figuratively.
To lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct.
To seize; to lay hands on.
To pledge by the hand; to handfast.
1814, John Hamilton Moore, "Examination of a Young Sea Officer" in ''The new practical navigator'' nineteenth edition
- send the people up to hand the sail, and when up, before they goon the yard, I'll clap the rolling tackle on to steady it
(obsolete spelling of)
A (l) of a human, other simian or other animal with fingers.
The sport handball.
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