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English Dictionary: handing by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hand \Hand\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Handed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      1. To give, pass, or transmit with the hand; as, he handed
            them the letter.
      2. To lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct; as,
            to hand a lady into a carriage.
      3. To manage; as, I hand my oar. [Obs.] --Prior.
      4. To seize; to lay hands on. [Obs.] --Shak.
      5. To pledge by the hand; to handfast. [R.]
      6. (Naut.) To furl; -- said of a sail. --Totten.
      {To hand down}, to transmit in succession, as from father to
            son, or from predecessor to successor; as, fables are
            handed down from age to age; to forward to the proper
            officer (the decision of a higher court); as, the Clerk of
            the Court of Appeals handed down its decision.
      {To hand over}, to yield control of; to surrender; to deliver
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