Younger Hand

In two-hand play, the player who does not lead first

The official rules of card games glossary. 2009.

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  • hand over to somebody — ˌhand ˈover (to sb) | ˌhand sthˈover (to sb) derived to give sb else your position of power or the responsibility for sth • She resigned and handed over to one of her younger colleagues. • He finally handed over his responsibility for the company …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand down (something) — 1. to give something to a younger member of a family. Fewer and fewer small farms are handed down from one generation to the next. My grandfather handed his toy trains down to my father. Usage notes: sometimes said about people who are not… …   New idioms dictionary

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  • hand-me-up — n. A used object, especially an article of clothing, passed from a younger person to an older person. adj. v. Example Citations: Until knock off time at 5 pm from his Little India den, he maintains contact with the outside world via an old, hand… …   New words

  • hand — 1 noun PART OF THE BODY 1 (C) the part at the end of a person s arm, including the fingers and thumb, used to pick up or keep hold of things: He held the pencil in his right hand. | Go wash your hands. | hold hands: They kissed and held hands. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Hand infection — Articleissues introrewrite = June 2008 jargon = June 2008 orphan = June 2008Infections frequently occur in the hand and wrist. Because the hand is heavily used for contact with the world, it is vulnerable to cuts, punctures, scrapes, and other… …   Wikipedia

  • hand down — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms hand down : present tense I/you/we/they hand down he/she/it hands down present participle handing down past tense handed down past participle handed down 1) to give knowledge or skill to someone who is younger …   English dictionary

  • hand over — verb to surrender someone or something to another (Freq. 5) the guard delivered the criminal to the police render up the prisoners render the town to the enemy fork over the money • Syn: ↑fork over, ↑fork out, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand over — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you hand something over to someone, you pass it to them. [V P n (not pron)] He also handed over a letter of apology from the Prime Minister... [V n P] I ve got his card. Judith said, handing it over. 2) PHRASAL VERB When you… …   English dictionary

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