Details of word HAND

Definition of hand

n. - That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in man and monkeys, and the corresponding part in many other animals; manus; paw. See Manus.
n. - That which resembles, or to some extent performs the office of, a human hand
n. - A limb of certain animals, as the foot of a hawk, or any one of the four extremities of a monkey.
n. - An index or pointer on a dial; as, the hour or minute hand of a clock.
n. - A measure equal to a hand's breadth, -- four inches; a palm. Chiefly used in measuring the height of horses.
n. - Side; part; direction, either right or left.
n. - Power of performance; means of execution; ability; skill; dexterity.
n. - Actual performance; deed; act; workmanship; agency; hence, manner of performance.
n. - An agent; a servant, or laborer; a workman, trained or competent for special service or duty; a performer more or less skillful; as, a deck hand; a farm hand; an old hand at speaking.
n. - Handwriting; style of penmanship; as, a good, bad or running hand. Hence, a signature.
n. - Personal possession; ownership; hence, control; direction; management; -- usually in the plural.
n. - Agency in transmission from one person to another; as, to buy at first hand, that is, from the producer, or when new; at second hand, that is, when no longer in the producer's hand, or when not new.
n. - Rate; price.
n. - That which is, or may be, held in a hand at once
n. - The quota of cards received from the dealer.
n. - A bundle of tobacco leaves tied together.
n. - The small part of a gunstock near the lock, which is grasped by the hand in taking aim.
v. t. - To give, pass, or transmit with the hand; as, he handed them the letter.
v. t. - To lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct; as, to hand a lady into a carriage.
v. t. - To manage; as, I hand my oar.
v. t. - To seize; to lay hands on.
v. t. - To pledge by the hand; to handfast.
v. t. - To furl; -- said of a sail.
v. i. - To cooperate.
n. - A gambling game played by American Indians, consisting of guessing the whereabouts of bits of ivory or the like, which are passed rapidly from hand to hand.

Word "hand" contains 4 letters : A D H N

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