Meaning of “by hand” in the English Dictionary

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"by hand" in American English

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by hand

by a person, not a machine:

All of our rugs are made by hand in Pakistan.

Something that is delivered by hand is delivered by a person and given directly to the person it is addressed to:

Please deliver the message by hand.

(Definition of “by hand” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)