by one's own hand

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Definition of by one's own hand

: by one's own actions Police said she died by her own hand, but they did not find a suicide note.

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“By one's own hand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/by%20one%27s%20own%20hand. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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