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Idioms about hand

Origin of hand

First recorded before 900; Middle English, Old English; cognate with Dutch, German Hand,Old Norse hǫnd,Gothic handus

OTHER WORDS FROM hand

handlike, adjective

Other definitions for hand (2 of 2)

Hand
[ hand ]
/ hænd /

noun
Lear·ned [lur-nid], /ˈlɜr nɪd/, 1872–1961, U.S. jurist.
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How to use hand in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for hand (1 of 2)

hand
/ (hænd) /

noun
verb (tr)
See also hand down, hand in, hand-off, hand on, hand-out, hand over, hands

Derived forms of hand

handless, adjectivehandlike, adjective

Word Origin for hand

Old English hand; related to Old Norse hönd, Gothic handus, Old High German hant

British Dictionary definitions for hand (2 of 2)

HAND
/ text messaging /

abbreviation for
have a nice day
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for hand

hand
[ hănd ]

n.
The terminal part of the human arm located below the forearm, used for grasping and holding and consisting of the wrist, palm, four fingers, and an opposable thumb.
A homologous or similar part in other animals.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Other Idioms and Phrases with hand

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The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
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