from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The right hand or the right side, as distinguished from the shield-hand.


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  • Now he raised his war spear, throwing his spear-hand far back above his right shoulder.

    Jungle Tales of Tarzan

  • The spear-hand paused, the black cast a quick glance in the direction of the disturbance, as did the others of the blacks who were not occupied with the subjugation of the ape-man.

    Jungle Tales of Tarzan

  • "Stop!" she commanded, throwing her spear-hand backward for a cast.

    Tarzan the Terrible

  • I can see already that she is going to care for books, and she'll need it more than ever, now -- promise me, husband! "and the good man would sooner have cut off his weather-beaten spear-hand than break his promise to that dying wife.

    Sara, a Princess


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