four-handed

adjective
four-hand·​ed | \ ˈfȯr-ˈhan-dəd How to pronounce four-handed (audio) \

Definition of four-handed

1 : engaged in by four persons a four-handed card game
2 : designed for four hands a four-handed piano piece

First Known Use of four-handed

circa 1770, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Four-handed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/four-handed. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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