Wednesday, February 25, 2009

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Word of the Day for Wednesday, February 25, 2009

openhanded \OH-puhn-HAN-did\, adjective:

1. giving freely; generous
2. done with an open hand

From his mother's mother he inherited a sense of fete and a gift for cosmopolitan and open-handed hospitality.
-- John Russell, A Magnificent Mischief-Maker, New York Times, July 27, 1997
Lucius remembers his father as a warmhearted, larger-than-life but openhanded man.
-- Janet Burroway, Still Looking for Mr. Watson, New York Times, November 23, 1997

by 1593, open + handed

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