master-hand

noun

Definition of master-hand

1 : the hand, ability, or agency of a master the touch of the master-hand … was conspicuously absent from the picture— Herschel Brickell
2 : master a master-hand at … fictionalized biographySaturday Review

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“Master-hand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/master-hand. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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