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hand-to-hand

[hand-tuh-hand] /ˈhænd təˈhænd/
adjective
1.
close to one's adversary; at close quarters:
hand-to-hand combat.
Origin of hand-to-hand
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English
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hand-to-hand

adjective, adverb
1.
at close quarters: they fought hand-to-hand
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