n. 1. a person's power or discretionary action; as, my fate is in your hands.
Syn. -- custody.
[WordNet 1.5]

2. The force of workers available; as, all hands on deck.
Syn. -- work force, manpower, men.
[WordNet 1.5]

A dictionary containing a natural history requires too many hands, as well as too much time, ever to be hoped for.


New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site

You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:

<form action="http://www.freedict.co.uk/search.php" method="post">
 <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;">
  <a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://www.freedict.co.uk/"
     title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a>
  <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" />
  <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" />


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