fill (one's) hand

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fill (one's) hand

1. To draw a firearm into one's hand, as in preparation for a gunfight. Fill your hand, stranger—you've been talkin' fighting words all day and I've had enough!
2. biblical To be consecrated or initiated as a priest, i.e., by placing objects of worship or holy sacrifice into one's hands. After years of studying in the rectory, young Adam was finally ready to fill his hands and enter the priesthood.
See also: fill, hand
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If you ever felt curiously out of joint with the 20th or 21st century, you really need to fill your hand with this exhaustive wish-list from yesteryear.
Last week, watching the film True Grit, when it came to the bit where John Wayne says: "Fill your hand, you son-of-a-bitch" you censored out "son-of-a-bitch."
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Therefore if your hands happen to be larger than standard you will not have enough grip on the club to fill your hands and you'll squeeze the club tighter than normal to keep a hold of it.
You stand shovel in hand as the man unlatches your gate and strides this sidebar of land his jaw clenched his eyes wide both of you unsure what is before and what is after what is iron and what is soil but the nails fill your hands