hand and foot

adverb

Definition of hand and foot

First Known Use of hand and foot

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hand and foot was before the 12th century

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“Hand and foot.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand%20and%20foot. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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