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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

hand·like, 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
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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.
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Other Idioms and Phrases with hand

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