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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Definitions for openhanded

  1. giving freely; generous
  2. done with an open hand

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Citations for openhanded
From his mother's mother he inherited a sense of fete and a gift for cosmopolitan and open-handed hospitality. John Russell, New York Times
Lucius remembers his father as a warmhearted, larger-than-life but openhanded man. Janet Burroway, New York Times
Origin of openhanded
1595-1605
by 1593, open + handed