four-handed
adjective Date: circa 1770 1. engaged in by four persons <
a four-handed card game
>
2. designed for four hands <
a four-handed piano piece
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Four-handed — may refer to:* Four handed All Fours, four player card game * Four handed chess, chess variant …   Wikipedia

  • four-handed — [fôr′han΄did] adj. 1. having four hands 2. for four players, as some card games 3. Music for two performers, as a piano duet: Also four hand …   English World dictionary

  • four-handed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : having four hands : quadrumanous 2. : designed for execution by four hands a piano duet is a four handed musical composition 3. : requiring the participation of four persons a four handed game …   Useful english dictionary

  • four-handed — /fawr han did, fohr /, adj. 1. involving four hands or players, as a game at cards: Bridge is usually a four handed game. 2. intended for four hands, as a piece of music for the piano. 3. having four hands, or four feet adapted for use as hands;… …   Universalium

  • four-handed — four′ hand′ed or four′ hand adj. 1) involving four hands or players, as a game at cards 2) written for four hands, as a piece of music for the piano • Etymology: 1765–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • four-handed — /ˈfɔ hændəd/ (say faw handuhd) adjective 1. involving four hands or players, as a game of cards. 2. intended for four hands, as a piece of music for the piano. 3. having four hands, or four feet adapted for use as hands; quadrumanous …   Australian English dictionary

  • four-handed — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. quadrumanous, for two players, involving four hands, rendering a duet …   English dictionary for students

  • four handed — a. Quadrumanous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • four-handed — adj quadrumanous …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Four-handed chess — A common four way chess board Genre(s) Chess variant Players 4 Random chance None Skill(s) required …   Wikipedia

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