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English definition of “hand”

hand

noun (PERSON)    /hænd/
[C] a person who does physical work or is skilled or experienced in something: How many extra hands will we need to help with the harvest? I joined the firm as a factory hand and gradually worked my way up to the top. → See also farmhandEmployment status and types of work [C] a sailor: All hands on deck!People who work on boats and ships
(Definition of hand noun (PERSON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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