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Hand

A unit of length equivalent to four inches. It is used in the sale and use of horses.
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Coach passenger Lisa Evans told the court: "The first thing I saw was the emergency door swing open.
UNCAPPED Clermont Auvergne winger Noa Nakaitaci saw the World Cup door swing invitingly open yesterday as Philippe Saint-Andre beckoned him into the France fold.
The family went to the Harvester restaurant, in nearby St Martin's Road and there another female customer let the ladies' toilet door swing into Hollie's hand.
He saw the door swing open with force and it banged against the wall," said Rachel Knight, prosecuting at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court.
You can buy these in steel or brass, and they have projecting knuckles which let the door swing clear of the frame when you open it.
I saw the door swing open and he had a look of shock on his face.
Smith of Pleasanton, California, the tapering storage shelves are narrow enough near the base to let a car door swing open but extend more than 2 1/2 feet from the wall near the ceiling joists.