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: having no hands
: inefficient in manual tasks : clumsy
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awkward, butterfingered, cack-handed [British], clumsy, graceless, ham-fisted, ham-handed, heavy-handed, left-handed, maladroit, unhandy
deft, dexterous (also dextrous), handy, sure-handed
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15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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