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clean hands

noun
1.
freedom from guilt, wrongdoing, or dishonesty; innocence; guiltlessness:
He came out of the bribery investigation triumphantly when it was proved that he had clean hands.
Origin of clean hands
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600
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