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cool hand

modifier

: these four cool-hand lunatics

noun phrase

A person not easily disconcerted •Sir Thomas Overbury (d. 1613) wrote that a cool hand is ''one who accounts bashfulness the wickedest thing in the world, and therefore studies impudence'' (1600s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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