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Hand - book

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Spelman says that King Alfred used to carry in his bosom memorandum leaves, in which he made observations, and took so much pleasure therein that he called it his hand-book, because it was always in his hand.

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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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Hanap
Hanaper
Hand
i. Hand (A)
ii. Hand
iii. Hand
iv. Hand
v. Hand
Hands
Hands
Hand - book
Hand-gallop
Hand Paper
Hand-post (A)
Hand Round (To)
Hand and Glove (They are)
Hand and Seal
Hand-in-Hand
Hand of Cards
Hand of Justice
Hand over Hand