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Glory Hand

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In folk lore, a dead man’s hand, supposed to possess certain magical properties.

“De hand of glory is hand cut off from a dead man as have been hanged for murther, and dried very nice in de shmoke of juniper wood.”—Sir W. Scott: The Antiquary (Dousterswivel).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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