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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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Clancy held his hand ups and admitted being 'mortified' by the error, and managed a modest recovery with another quote from St Augustine that 'God loves each of us as if there is only one of us' and adding that there is only one Timothy Huxtable.
Trying to get that last round into what should be a one-hole three-shot group is difficult enough due to stress: Trying to do it with your weak hand ups the ante.
"Hand ups though, it was a total balls up on my part, and when my fiancee found out she went, 'Oh Tom, you idiot'," he added.