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hand–to–hand

adjective \ˈhan-tə-ˈhand, -də-\

: involving physical contact between people

Full Definition of HAND-TO-HAND

:  involving physical contact or close enough range for physical contact <hand–to–hand fighting>

First Known Use of HAND-TO-HAND

1836

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