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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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It was over quickly, maybe five or six seconds, but it was a real fight - Tofting had his hand around his throat.
Moving her shoulder forward closes her hand around the fork.
A colleague had told bosses he saw the 52-year-old of Western Moor, Blackfell, Washington, put his hand around a resident's neck, prompting police to be called in.
For his part, Guillen said he was 90 percent, noting he broke the hamate bone in his left hand around this time last year while with Oakland.
He used the bicycle to guide the girl into the undergrowth, where he then put his left hand around her neck.
local time around the world, a dozen staffers will be on hand around the clock at AIMR's headquarters this weekend to field calls from test administrators throughout the world who have procedural questions.