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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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One of the most important covenants of the Jewish people is recounting each year their exodus to freedom, handing down the story from generation to generation.
In handing down its decision, the Technical Board of Appeal dismissed an appeal filed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma Ges.
It also is a way to leave behind a living legacy via the creation of heirlooms, the teaching of the craft to others and/or the handing down of a well-maintained machine.