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- adj. not interfering with people's (employees, subjects etc) decisions and actions
- interj. don't touch!
- interj. Cutting off a hand, decreed by old Admiralty law as punishment for pulling a knife during a fight with a shipmate.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hand off.
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"I see na how he/could/insult thy Wullie sae lang as he keepit his hands off him."
Mal took his hands off him and got a file flash: Sammy railing against queers to Doc Lesnick, a weak point they could have played smart.
“Keep your hands off of her,” Edward answered blackly.
The Waziris laughed and took their hands off our reins.
We could hear the murmur of a man's voice, then a woman's laugh, and Rossoff yelled, "Rube, get your hands off Alice, and come on in here!"
Valves, tubes, condensers, and miles of that damned steam piping that would burn your hands off if you touched it.
Sharon grabbed the dishcloth and began scrubbing at the dishes in the sink, forcing his hands off her arms, but they settled on her waist.
I only wish he had kept his hands off Alfington. '
Had he understood sea power, he might well have kept his hands off Poland until the Z Plan was completed; and in addi - tion he assumed that Britain could be persuaded to keep out of a continental war.