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near hand

adverb

Definition of near hand

chiefly Scottish

  1. 1 :  close by

  2. 2 :  almost, nearly

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Origin and Etymology of near hand

Middle English nerhand, nerehand, from ner, nere near + hand


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near hand

preposition

Definition of near hand

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  close to :  next to :  near

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Origin and Etymology of near hand

Middle English nerhand, nerehand, from nerhand, nerehand, adverb


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near hand

adjective

Definition of near hand

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  adjacent, near

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Origin and Etymology of near hand

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