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handed

verb
past tense of hand

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1 to put (something) into the possession of someone for use or consumption
  • was happy to hand her grandmother's cookie recipes to the parish ladies to put in their cookbook

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2 to shift possession of (something) from one person to another
  • the clerk handed her the receipt

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The first known use of handed was before the 12th century

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hand down

handed

handed down

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“Handed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/handed. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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