single-hand

[ sing-guh l-hand ]
/ ˈsɪŋ gəlˈhænd /
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verb (used with object)

to sail (a craft) without help from others.

Nearby words

  1. single-digit,
  2. single-end,
  3. single-ended,
  4. single-family,
  5. single-foot,
  6. single-handed,
  7. single-handedly,
  8. single-hearted,
  9. single-hung,
  10. single-issue

Related formssin·gle-hand·er, nounsin·gle-hand·ing, noun

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for single-hand

  • Taking my thirty-eight-foot rope I threw a single-hand diamond, hitching the lady good and hard to mare and cargo.

    A Man in the Open|Roger Pocock
  • One who reads or talks to me spells with his hand, using the single-hand manual alphabet generally employed by the deaf.

    Story of My Life|Helen Keller
  • I well remember that she played a good game of single-hand euchre, and that we had many pleasant games together.

    Life Gleanings|T. J. Macon