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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 spin doctor, who says he has no recollection of writing the piece, handed round copies of the spoof paper, which quickly circulated in Whitehall.
The air commodore's daughter added: "The idea was for just my tummy area to be in the frame but quite a bit more ended up being revealed - although happily not my face - and a few Polaroid copies were handed round.
We handed round buckets and everyone reached into their pockets and gave generously.