four-hand

four-handed

[fawr-han-did, fohr-]
adjective
1.
involving four hands or players, as a game at cards: Bridge is usually a four-handed game.
2.
intended for four hands, as a piece of music for the piano.
3.
having four hands, or four feet adapted for use as hands; quadrumanous.
Also, four-hand [fawr-hand, fohr-] , (for defs 1, 2).


Origin:
1765–75

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four-handed
 
adj
1.  (of a card game) arranged for four players
2.  (of a musical composition) written for two performers at the same piano
 
four-'handedly
 
adv

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