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Hand of Cards

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The whole deal of cards given to a single player. The cards which he holds in his hand.

“A saint in heaven would grieve to see such ‘handʹ

Cut up by one who will not understand.”


Crabbe: Borough.

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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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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
Hand the Sail
Hand Down to Posterity (To)
Handfasting
Handicap
Handkerchief
Handkerchief and Sword
Handle
Handsome = liberal