hand up
transitive verb Date: 1970 of a jury to deliver (an indictment) to a judge or higher judicial authority

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  • hand up — vt: to deliver (an indictment) to a judge or higher judicial authority Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. hand up …   Law dictionary

  • hand up — transitive verb : to deliver (an indictment) to a judge or higher judicial authority …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand — [hand] n. [ME < OE, akin to Goth handus < base of hinthan, to seize (hence, basic sense “grasper”) < ? IE base * kent , ? to seize] I 1. the part of the human body attached to the end of the forearm, including the wrist, palm, fingers,… …   English World dictionary

  • hand\ job — 1. (hand job) (4394↑, 1066↓) When another person (hopefully a girl!) stimulates a man [penis] with her hand(s) until the man ejaculates. A hand job is something that a [nice girl] can do for a man and and still retain her dignity, unlike a [blow… …   Urban English dictionary

  • hand — hand1 W1S1 [hænd] n ↑finger, ↑fingernail, ↑thumb ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(part of body)¦ 2¦(help)¦ 3¦(control)¦ 4 get out of hand 5 on the other hand 6 hands off 7 in hand …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • up — up1 [ ʌp ] function word *** Up can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: Their voices could be heard up in our room. Mary looked up at him. I stood up. as a preposition: He climbed up the steps. I set off up the road. as an adjective: the …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • up — I PREPOSITION, ADVERB, AND ADJECTIVE USES ♦ (The preposition is pronounced [[t]ʌp[/t]]. The adverb and adjective are pronounced [[t]ʌ̱p[/t]].) 1) PREP If a person or thing goes up something such as a slope, ladder, or chimney, they move away from …   English dictionary

  • up — I UK [ʌp] / US adjective, adverb, preposition *** Summary: Up can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: Their voices could be heard up in our room. ♦ Mary looked up at him. ♦ I stood up. as a preposition: He climbed up the steps. ♦ I set… …   English dictionary

  • Hand — (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in man and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hand bag — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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