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hand noun

  /hænd/ , [heənd] , [hɛənd] , [hɛːnd]
  • The part of the forelimb below the forearm or wrist in a human, and the corresponding part in many other animals.
main, mains, menotte, small hand, especially the hand of a child
  • (card games) The set of cards held by a player.
  • A side; part, camp; direction, either right or left.
  • An index or pointer on a dial; such as the hour and minute hands on the face of an analog clock, which are used to indicate the time of day.
  • (especially in compounds) An agent; a servant, or manual laborer; a workman, trained or competent for special service or duty.
  • That which is, or may be, held in a hand at once.

hand verb

  /hænd/ , [heənd] , [hɛənd] , [hɛːnd]
  • (transitive) To give, pass or transmit with the hand, literally or figuratively.
donner, passer

handful noun

  /ˈhæn(d)fəl/ , /ˈhæn(d)fʊl/
  • The amount that a hand will grasp or contain.
  • A small number, usually approximately five.
  • (obsolete) A hand's breadth; four inches.
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