Hammer-fish to Harmful

Hammer-fish, n. Balance-fish, hammer-head, hammer-headed shark (Zygæna vulgaris).

Hammer-head, n. See hammer-fish.

Hammock, n. Swinging bed.

Hamper, n.

    1. Crate, packing, basket.
    2. Fetter, shackle, clog-chain.

Hamper, v. a. Shackle, fetter, entangle, clog, encumber, restrain, hinder, impede, clog.

Hamstring, v. a. Hough.

Hand, n.

    1. Palm and fingers.
    2. Palm, four inches (in estimating the height of a horse), hand-breadth.
    3. Side (right or left), direction, part.
    4. Skill, ability, talent, faculty, dexterity.
    5. Handiwork, workmanship.
    6. Mode of procedure, course, management.
    7. Agency, intervention, participation, share.
    8. Possession, control, power.
    9. Laborer, workman, operative, artisan, artificer, craftsman, employee.
    10. Index, pointer, indicator.
    11. Chirography, handwriting, style of penmanship.
    12. Handful, bunch (usually of five).

  By PanEris using Melati.

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