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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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A report to be presented next month to Cork County Council says that at least pounds 2 million a year is given in hand-outs to immigrants.
Businesses are finding that they're ideal for conference hand-outs of corporate presentations, tradeshow give-aways, and for distributing catalogs and product brochures or updated price lists," he noted.
I'm halfway through a social work degree that I feel I no longer want to do because all I ever see are methadone users, drug dealers and ex-cons being given hand-outs.
Operation Gull has nabbed hundreds who were falsely pocketing money from the state - many travelling over the border to pick up hand-outs.
My parents are working-class people who pay taxes but they get no hand-outs.
COMMUNITY groups in south Warwickshire have netted thousands of pounds in the latest round of lottery hand-outs.
08 of hand-outs a week, while boys average 99p a week.
In some families there are generations who have never worked and they are happy to live on state hand-outs while the rest of us foot the bill the rest of us.
I am not asking for hand-outs, however, there are far too many people who do nothing and get everything handed to them on a plate.
He said that by then the region will no longer need to rely on EU hand-outs.
At present many health authorities quite rightly refuse such hand-outs.
It is hoped the hand-outs to local groups from from the Hillfields Pilot Initiatives Fund will enable them to put on events they would not normally be able to stage because of a lack of cash.