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hat in hand

adverb

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The first known use of hat in hand was in 1821

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“Hat in hand.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hat%20in%20hand. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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