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Meaning of HAND DOWN

Pronunciation:  hand dawn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  passed on from one person to another; "not too proud to wear hand-me-down clothes"
  2. [v]  passed on, as by inheritance; "This ring was handed down through many generations"
 Synonyms: hand-me-down, old
 See Also: pass on



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