bare handed

barehanded

[bair-han-did]
adjective, adverb
1.
with hands uncovered: He caught the baseball barehanded.
2.
without tools, weapons, or other means: foolishly coming barehanded to the besieged city.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English bare-handyd. See bare1, handed

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barehanded (ˌbɛəˈhændɪd)
 
adv, —adj
1.  without weapons, tools, etc
2.  with hands uncovered

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