The four-handed animals fill up the great chasm between the quadruped and the human species.
We shot a good deal of game—quadruped, four-handed, and feathered.
We are going over to the Lewinsohns for four-handed rummy and then a rarebit.
So they went and made a four-handed game with two of the girls.
It was to no purpose, for the quadruped, with muffled claws, was no match for her four-handed foe.
They've started a four-handed game of pool in the billiard room.
And sometime soon make plans to have Horace and Ethel over for an evening of four-handed Canasta.
Julia performed some four-handed pieces on the piano with her mother.
The animals which most nearly resemble the four-handed animals or quadrumana are the wing-handed animals,—the bats or Cheiroptera.
From this circumstance comes the designation, Quadrumana, or "four-handed," so often applied to these animals.