handed
adjective Date: 15th century 1. having a hand or hands especially of a specified kind or number — usually used in combination <
a large-handed man
>
2. using a specified hand or number of hands — used in combination <
right-handed
>
<
a one-handed catch
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Handed — Hand ed, a. 1. With hands joined; hand in hand. [1913 Webster] Into their inmost bower, Handed they went. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a peculiar or characteristic hand. [1913 Webster] As poisonous tongued as handed. Shak. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -handed — [han′did] combining form 1. having, or for use by one having, a (specified) handedness [right handed] 2. having or using a (specified) number of hands [two handed] 3. involving (a specified number of) players …   Universalium

  • -handed — [han′did] combining form 1. having, or for use by one having, a (specified) handedness [right handed] 2. having or using a (specified) number of hands [two handed] 3. involving (a specified number of) players [three handed pinochle] …   English World dictionary

  • -handed — adj. (in comb.) 1 for or involving a specified number of hands (in various senses) (two handed). 2 using chiefly the hand specified (left handed). Derivatives: handedly adv. handedness n. (both in sense 2). * * * handed, combining form. 1. using… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Handed — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Handed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Handing}.] 1. To give, pass, or transmit with the hand; as, he handed them the letter. [1913 Webster] 2. To lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct; as, to hand a lady… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • handed — /han did/, adj. 1. having or involving a hand or hands (usually used in combination): two handed backhand; a four handed piano work. 2. using a particular hand (usually used in combination): right handed. 3. having, requiring, or with the number… …   Universalium

  • handed — adjective having or involving the use of hands a handed, tree living animal a four handed card game • Ant: ↑handless • Similar to: ↑one handed, ↑two handed, ↑bimanual …   Useful english dictionary

  • -handed — combining form 1》 for or involving a specified number of hands: a two handed return. 2》 using the hand specified: right handed. 3》 having hands as specified: empty handed. Derivatives handedly adverb handedness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • handed — hand•ed [[t]ˈhæn dɪd[/t]] adj. 1) having or involving a hand or hands (usu. used in combination): a two handed backhand[/ex] 2) requiring a specified number of persons 3) preferring the use of a particular hand (usu. used in combination): right… …   From formal English to slang

  • handed — /ˈhændəd / (say handuhd) adjective 1. having a hand or hands. 2. of or relating to preference or necessity in the use of hands, specified in combination: right handed; one handed. 3. done by a specified number of hands: a double handed game.… …   Australian English dictionary

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