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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's a weight off my mind," says the trooper with a heave of his chest as he unfolds his arms and puts a hand on each leg, "though I had set my heart on being scratched, too
The dog- musher laid his hand on Beauty Smith's shoulder and faced him to the right about.
You have seen what I've got heer'; putting his hand on where the little packet lay; 'all that troubles me is, to think that any harm might come to me, afore that money was give back.