TWO-HANDED
Great. A two-handed fellow or wench; a great strapping man or woman.

The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue.

Two"-hand`ed (?), a.

1.

Having two hands; -- often used as an epithet equivalent to large, stout, strong, or powerful.

"Two-handed sway."

Milton.

2.

Used with both hands; as, a two-nanded sword.

That two-handed engine [the sword]. Milton.

3.

Using either hand equally well; ambidextrous.

 

© Webster 1913.

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