What does hand down mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hand-me-down, hand-down(verb)

    passed on from one person to another

    "not too proud to wear hand-me-down clothes"

  2. hand down(verb)

    passed on, as by inheritance

    "This ring was handed down through many generations"

Wiktionary

  1. hand down(Verb)

    To transmit in succession, as from father to son, or from predecessor to successor.

  2. hand down(Verb)

    To deliver (the decision of a court, etc.)

  3. hand down(Verb)

    To forward to the proper officer (the decision of a higher court).

  4. hand down(Verb)

    To donate (as second hand.)

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hand down in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hand down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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