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v. Hand

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(Miscellaneous articles.)

Laying on of Hands. The laying on of a bishop’s hands in confirmation or ordination.

Putting the Hand under the Thigh. An ancient ceremony used in swearing.

“And Abraham said unto his eldest servantPut, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh: and I will make thee swearthat thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites.”—Genesis xxiv. 2, 3.

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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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Hamstring
Han
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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