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Idioms for hand

Origin of hand

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

SYNONYMS FOR hand

OTHER WORDS FROM hand

hand·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hands (1 of 4)

hands
/ (hændz) /

pl n

British Dictionary definitions for hands (2 of 4)

Hands
/ (hænz) /

noun

Terence David, known as Terry. born 1941, British theatre director: chief executive and artistic director (1986–91) of the Royal Shakespeare Company

British Dictionary definitions for hands (3 of 4)

HAND
/ text messaging /

abbreviation for

have a nice day

British Dictionary definitions for hands (4 of 4)

hand
/ (hænd) /

noun

verb (tr)

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
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Medical definitions for hands

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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Idioms and Phrases with hands

hand

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