lone hand


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lone hand

n.
1. Games
a. A hand played without help from a partner's hand.
b. A card player without a partner.
2. See lone wolf.

lone hand

n
1. (Card Games) (in card games such as euchre) an independent player or hand played without a partner
2. play a lone hand to operate without assistance
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lone hand - a person who avoids the company or assistance of otherslone hand - a person who avoids the company or assistance of others
individualist - a person who pursues independent thought or action
recluse, solitudinarian, troglodyte, solitary, hermit - one who lives in solitude
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The Kiwis still needed another 36 when Santner went in the 46th over - and although Williamson completed his hundred from 133 balls, he could not quite scramble the victory his near lone hand perhaps deserved.
The Kiwis still needed another 36 when Santner went in the 46th over - and, although Williamson completed his 100 from 133 balls, he could not quite scramble the victory his near lone hand perhaps deserved.
Angelo Mathews played the lone hand of 111 as the visitors could manage only 251 runs in the given 50 overs.
Hain had been playing almost a lone hand as he brought up a 27-ball half-century with a fantastic straight hit for his third six - having earlier twice cleared the ropes off Patel from successive balls - and he found a willing ally in De Grandhomme.
David Kelly's unbeaten 45 was a lone hand for Mossley Hill.
But when the off-spinner made such short work of the next two batsmen, De Kock caught low at second slip trying to drive and De Bruyn snaffled at first on the back-foot defence two balls later, it seemed the South Africa captain was playing a lone hand.
The plot of the novel was adopted by Victor Gunn's novel Ironsides' Lone Hand (Title1 Title2).
After restricting the Daredevils to 168/8, Pune faltered in their chase with Manoj Tiwary playing a lone hand while the rest of the batsmen failed to complement the Bengal right-hander's 45-ball 60.
Buttler played a lone hand in keeping England's hopes of overhauling Bangladesh's 238 for eight alive with a run-a-ball 57.
Sarfaraz Khan played a lone hand for the Rahul Dravid-coached Indian team with 51, his fifth half-century in six matches, as Joseph and John picked up three wickets each and Keemo Paul two.
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Mominul Haque played a lone hand for the hosts with 68, joining West Indies great Vivian Richards and the Indian duo of Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir as the only batsmen to score 50 runs or more in 11 consecutive Tests.