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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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If judges want to hand down lesser sentences, they should have the moral courage to do so openly and not pretend that their sentencing is draconian.
So I had my hand down here at nay side, my pillow was nearby and I kept a gun under it.
Step 1: Squat down - only as low as you can control - and reach the opposite hand down to your toe.
While you cannot of course hand down a sentence based on my simple arithmetic, the message the judge has sent out is hardly one of punishment or of abhorrence.
But the thundering silence of the Court on the issue of a defendant's freedom of thought frustrated those who had urged the Court to hand down a decision protecting the mental autonomy of pretrial defendants.
Plan B: Rasmussen slid his hand down Doni's throat.
The Tokyo District Court will hand down a ruling May 8 in the case of 57-year-old Akio Asakawa, a former assistant director at the Foreign Ministry's European Affairs Bureau who is accused of defrauding the government in a hotel scam.