hand·ed /ˈhændɪd/ 形容詞
1. With hands joined; hand in hand.
Into their inmost bower,
Handed they went. --Milton.
2. Having a peculiar or characteristic hand.
As poisonous tongued as handed. --Shak.
Note: ☞ Handed is used in composition in the sense of having (such or so many) hands; as, bloody-handed; free-handed; heavy-handed; left-handed; single-handed.
Hand 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.
2. To lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct; as, to hand a lady into a carriage.
3. To manage; as, I hand my oar. [Obs.]
4. To seize; to lay hands on. [Obs.]
5. To pledge by the hand; to handfast. [R.]
6. Naut. To furl; -- said of a sail.
To hand down, to transmit in succession, as from father to son, or from predecessor to successor; as, fables are handed down from age to age; to forward to the proper officer (the decision of a higher court); as, the Clerk of the Court of Appeals handed down its decision.
To hand over, to yield control of; to surrender; to deliver up.
adj : having or involving the use of hands; "a handed, tree-living
animal"; "a four-handed card game" [ant: handless]