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Hand 1

Definition: 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.

Hand 2

Definition: That which resembles, or to some extent performs the office of, a human hand

Hand 3

Definition: A limb of certain animals, as the foot of a hawk, or any one of the four extremities of a monkey.

Hand 4

Definition: An index or pointer on a dial; as, the hour or minute hand of a clock.

Hand 5

Definition: Side; part; direction, either right or left.

Hand 6

Definition: Power of performance; means of execution; ability; skill; dexterity.

Hand 7

Definition: Actual performance; deed; act; workmanship; agency; hence, manner of performance.

Hand 8

Definition: 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.

Hand 9

Definition: Handwriting; style of penmanship; as, a good, bad or running hand. Hence, a signature.

Hand 10

Definition: Personal possession; ownership; hence, control; direction; management; usually in the plural.

Hand 11

Definition: Rate; price.

Hand 12

Definition: That which is, or may be, held in a hand at once

Hand 13

Definition: The quota of cards received from the dealer.

Hand 14

Definition: A bundle of tobacco leaves tied together.

Hand 15

Definition: The small part of a gunstock near the lock, which is grasped by the hand in taking aim.

Hand 16

Definition: To give, pass, or transmit with the hand; as, he handed them the letter.

Hand 17

Definition: To lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct; as, to hand a lady into a carriage.

Hand 18

Definition: To manage; as, I hand my oar.

Hand 19

Definition: To seize; to lay hands on.

Hand 20

Definition: To pledge by the hand; to handfast.

Hand 21

Definition: To furl; said of a sail.

Hand 22

Definition: To cooperate.

hand 23

Definition: physical assistance; "give me a hand with the chores"

hand 24

Definition: terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates (e.g. apes or kangaroos); "the kangaroo''s forearms seem undeveloped but the powerful five-fingered hands are skilled at feinting and clouting"- Springfield (Mass.) Union

hand 25

Definition: a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece; "the big hand counts the minutes"

hand 26

Definition: the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"

hand 27

Definition: ability; "he wanted to try his hand at singing"

hand 28

Definition: one of two sides of an issue; "on the one hand..., but on the other hand..."

hand 29

Definition: something written by hand; "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible"

hand 30

Definition: a round of applause to signify approval; "give the little lady a great big hand"

hand 31

Definition: the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; "I didn''t hold a good hand all evening"; "he kept trying to see my hand"

hand 32

Definition: a position given by its location to the side of an object; "objections were voiced on every hand"

hand 33

Definition: a card player in a game of bridge; "we need a 4th hand for bridge"

hand 34

Definition: a member of the crew of a ship; "all hands on deck"

hand 35

Definition: a hired laborer on a farm or ranch; "the hired hand fixed the railing"; "a ranch hand"

hand 36

Definition: a unit of length equal to inches; used in measuring horses; "the horse stood hands"

hand 37

Definition: guide or conduct or usher somewhere; "hand the elderly lady into the taxi"

hand 38

Definition: place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"


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