Hand

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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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The pensioners wailed over the injustice and said that Eid-ul-Azha is approaching and they are living from hand to mouth.
Like the tactile weight of morsels being passed from hand to mouth, Isegawa feeds readers grains of wisdom in the form of well-placed words and deeds.
The inhabitants were primarily hunter-gatherers, wandering across the land, living from hand to mouth and from day to day.