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  • v. to distribute
  • a player is out


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  • He would still hand out his position-finders, guides to nowhere.


  • The moment before the axe-rifles fired, Logan Thackeray swept his hand out in a fan.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • In the bitterly cold towns on the northern border, the coaches used to break the surface of the lake with hatchets and hand out basins of water to the kids, so they could rewet the surface of the ice and smooth it down.


  • His dripstone was standing on the table near him, and, it seemed absently, he put his hand out to stroke it.

    Morgan’s Run

  • A group of workers got in a line and began to gingerly hand out the pieces in bucket-brigade fashion while the leader yelled instructions to them.

    The Ark

  • “Absolutely it is,” Gold replied, holding his hand out to Elless for the file.

    Creative Couplings

  • “Jason Armstrong,” he revealed, reaching his hand out to hers.


  • I tried to pry my hand out of hers, but she had a grip like a bouncer at the Vanity Fair post-Oscar party.

    The 310: Boy Trouble

  • And our author goes on to hand out packages of these thought-seeds -- "Affirmations" as they are called, in the jargon of the New Conjuring:

    The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation

  • Listening to Tev hand out duty assignments with arrogant surety, Gomez stifled her surging desire to throw him into the brig.

    Creative Couplings


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