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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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I VANT TO BITE YOUR FINGER How the box described it: "The vampire game for thrilling family fun" How we remember it: You rolled a dice and moved around a board whilst turning hands on a gothic looking clock.
And, like the turning hands of a clock, he slowly rotates around his cot, still in the kneeling position.
Inevitably, it affects the extremities - turning hands sweaty, arms heavy and feet slow.