That which is, or may be, held in a hand at once
The quota of cards received from the dealer.
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.
13 cards belonging to one player; sometimes also used as a synonym for entire deal.
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.
A limb of certain animals, as the foot of a hawk, or any one of the four extremities of a monkey.
Touch or feel of a fabric to the hand; its tactile qualities including softness, resilience, firmness and delicacy.
The way a fabric feels when it is touched.
A measure equal to a hand's breadth, -- four inches; a palm. Chiefly used in measuring the height of horses.
(noun) A unit of measure traditional for the height of horse s, equal to four inches. Measuring with "hands" is done from the ground to the top of the withers.
a traditional unit of distance, now used mostly to measure the height of horses. One hand equals 4 inches, 1/3 foot, or 10.16 centimeters.
Unit of measurement on Mer. 1 Hand = approx. 6 inches.
Term used to designate the direction in which a door swings.
This is the direction of opening a door and will show which way the bevelled latch must slope in order to operate.
refers to the side to which the door opens. This is important when ordering locks or certain types of hinges. It is different between the USA and Great Britain. In Britain a door is said to be left hand hung if the hinges are on the left-hand side as the door is opened towards him.
A term used to indicate the direction of swing or movement, and/or locking security side of a door.
A bundle of tobacco leaves tied together.
A group of five to 30 tobacco leaves held together prior to processing with a tie leaf, string or raffia. Also known as a bundle.
individual tobacco leaves hung together after harvest and tied at the top. These hands are piled together to make a bulk for fermentation. Handmade - a cigar made entirely by hand with high-quality wrapper and long filler. All premium cigars are handmade. Hand-rollers can generally use more delicate wrapper leaves than machines.
A grouping of about 20 cigar leafs of the same harvest. This is how wrappers and binders are often sold.
An index or pointer on a dial; as, the hour or minute hand of a clock.
An indicator that shows time. Watches usually have three hands showing the hours, minutes and seconds.
Indicator for the analogue visualization of hours, minutes and seconds as well as other functions. Normally made of brass (rhodium-plated, gilded or treated otherwise), but also steel or gold. Hands are available in different shapes and take part in the aesthetic result of the whole watch.
Indicator, usually made of a thin, light piece of metal, variable in form, which moves over a graduated dial or scale. Watches usually have three hands showing the hours, minutes and seconds.
An open hand is a symbol of friendship, new or old. A closed hand warns of an argument or disagreement.
1. A hand that is open and pointing towards the sky is giving the "Fear not!" gesture of ancient times. Therefore, if you see this symbol, whether the hand is of a person or is totally disembodied, something that you're afraid of is actually nothing to fear. 2. Beautiful, well-kept hands indicate satisfaction in life, while dirty hands indicate some kind of "mess" in your life that needs to be "cleaned up." 3. Hands that are working diligently indicate success and good fortune through the dreamer's own efforts. 4. Hands that caress the dreamer or someone else in the dream, including a pet, imply happiness in love, while hands that are waving in farewell indicate temporary separations. 5. Tied hands imply obstacles in attaining one's goals, while shaking hands imply either a new friend or a reunion with an old one. 6. Injured or bandaged hands indicates delays in attaining one's goals; look to other symbols in the dream to discern how these delays can be subverted, or, if they're inevitable, how best the time during the delays can be spent.
The hand can express so many gestures, it's no wonder there are so many symbols, both offensive and defensive. Many hands symbols combine the eye symbol in the open palm area as a protective amulet.
Beautiful, clean and well groomed hands forecast satisfaction in life. Dirty or unkept hands is a warning to guard against behavior which could bring you into illrepute. Skillful hands predicts rewards. Bent or gnarled hands signify an easement of financial worries. Swollen hands predict an unexpected gain. Bloody hands are an omen of family quarrels. A broken hand is a warning that you need to pay closer attention to your own personal affairs. Shaking hands is a sign of reconcilation or renewed friendships.
A singular instrument worn at the end of the human arm and commonly thrust into somebody's pocket.
To furl; -- said of a sail.
Naval Sailors on board are usually referred to as "The Hands" - in the singular as "One Hand". This is said to come from the expression "One hand for yourself and one for the King" used to men working aloft in the days of sail.
Actual performance; deed; act; workmanship; agency; hence, manner of performance.
Handwriting; style of penmanship; as, a good, bad, or running hand. Hence, a signature.
Personal possession; ownership; hence, control; direction; management; -- usually in the plural.
The lever that rotates a revolver cylinder. Sometimes called a pawl.
(n.) The part of a revolver which turns the cylinder as the gun is cocked.
The lever in a revolver that engages the star at the rear of the cylinder. Movement of the hand is controlled by either the trigger or hammer and serves to advance the cylinder to the next position.
The style of an artist's design. Tight hand is very fine and detailed; loose hand is a freer, more stylized way of drawing. Details...
Recognizable unique style of an artist or a workshop.
The Hand is a group of fictional supervillains in the Marvel Comics universe. The Hand first appeared in Daredevil volume 1 #168 (January, 1981) and were created by writer/artist Frank Miller. They are marked by their red costumes.
Have A Nice Day. Frequently used sarcastically.
(Have A Nice Day) Internet slang, often used ironically.
Have a Nice Day (usually sarcasm)