- a person who holds a hand so strong that he or she can play a deal without the hand of his or her partner.
- the hand played by such a person.
Words nearby lone hand
Origin of lone hand
Example sentences from the Web for lone hand
Whatever the cause, it was plainly enough to be seen that the heavy knot had not cracked the Lone-Hand Kid's spine.
The influence of this lone-hand way of playing the game extends very far.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume II|Burton J. Hendrick
Whatever his innermost emotions may have been, his expression gave no hint that the mouthings of the Lone-Hand Kid had sunk in.
He actually quitted his cell (for the only occasion on record) and started on a lone-hand raid against his adversaries stronghold.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
It is because of all these things that Barry had preferred to make this particular photographing trip a lone-hand one.Air Men o' War|Boyd Cable