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bare–handed

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adverb or adjective bare–hand·ed \ˈber-ˈhan-dəd\

Simple Definition of bare–handed

  • : with the hand or hands only : without using a tool, weapon, glove, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bare–handed

  1. 1 :  without gloves

  2. 2 :  without tools or weapons <fight an animal bare–handed>

15th Century

First Known Use of bare–handed

15th century


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