Evenhanded E"ven*hand`ed, a. Fair or impartial; unbiased. ``Evenhanded justice.'' --Shak. -- {E"ven*hand`ed*ly}, adv. -- {E"ven*hand`ed*ness}, n. --Froude. [1913 Webster]

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