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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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She and her assistant discovered his writing hand was apparently hurting so much that he couldn't hold his pencil properly and described him holding the hand out with the fingers curled up.
While it remains impossible to say exactly to whom this dream belongs, Diderot, unlike Barthes, insists on the various bodies connected to Mlle de Lespinasse's writing hand.
John Grisham tries his experienced writing hand at a teen novel in Theodore Boone (10) when a lad, Theo, is the crucial link in a murder trial.
Writing left-handed on a notepad with a wire binding along the left hand edge (call me extravagant but I generally only write on one side of the page then flip it over) causes the writing hand to rub up and down on the wire binding.
1 1 No response to letters or phone calls: Put everything in writing Hand deliver a letter sking why there has been o response to previous orrespondence.
The writing hand is willful in spelling the phoneme [z] as "s," instead of the commonly expected form of "z.
Having conducted tests to establish which finger gave the most repeatable results, it was found that the middle finger of a subject's writing hand was able to consistently apply the same normal force.
This procedure reaches its apogee with "The Fall of Hyperion" and then Keats's "final" poem, "This living hand," where the writing hand extends in desperate hope and violent rage towards the audience at the back of the mirror.
After she'd exercised her writing hand signing copies, she then went out for a pub and club crawl in the capital with her friends.
Then he mentions the cost of his training sessions - $3,200 - and my pen seems to trail off the page like someone had just smashed my writing hand with a brick.
In Brent, north London there is a traffic warden whose writing hand must have cramp from knocking out a ticket every 15 minutes.
Not to mention the fact that if the patient has had eye surgery or a cast put on their writing hand, they may not be capable of filling out the survey.