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give someone the glad hand

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give someone the glad hand

verb phrase

To greet and welcome effusively: I gave 'em all the glad hand, but they voted for the other bum anyway (1895+)


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