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four-handed

adj
1. (Card Games) (of a card game) arranged for four players
2. (Music, other) (of a musical composition) written for two performers at the same piano
ˌfour-ˈhandedly adv

four′-hand′ed

or four′-hand`,



adj.
1. involving four hands or players, as a game at cards.
2. written for four hands, as a piece of music for the piano.
[1765–75]
Translations

four-handed

[ˌfɔːˈhændɪd] ADJ (Cards) → de cuatro jugadores
References in classic literature ?
The earliest known traditions describe the stone as having been set in the forehead of the four-handed Indian god who typifies the Moon.
The shrine of the four-handed god was polluted by the slaughter of sacred animals; the images of the deities were broken in pieces; and the Moonstone was seized by an officer of rank in the army of Aurungzebe.
It was the twins, knocking out a classic four-handed piece on the piano in great style.
I can see him now, in my wake-a-day life, as I write this, swinging along through the trees, a four-handed, hairy creature, howling with rage, pausing now and again to beat his chest with his clenched fist, leaping ten-and-fifteen-foot gaps, catching a branch with one hand and swinging on across another gap to catch with his other hand and go on, never hesitating, never at a loss as to how to proceed on his arboreal way.
The Jazz Age for Piano Duo: Goldstone & Clemmow Four-handed piano music isn't only about Mozart, Schubert, and domesticallyloved transcriptions of Haydn and Beethoven.
Katzenjammer are a music and comedy duo whose four-handed playing of one piano has been described as spectacular and hilarious, a mix of piano virtuosity and comedy.
The champion jumps trainer could be four-handed in the Hurdle with Lost In The Rain, Dashing Home, More Rainbows and Moratorium, while Rand, Fable and Thari are his contenders in the Plate.
J-Lo's four-handed rubdown loosened up everything, including her wallet - she tipped each girl $100.
And she's such a lively handful that Benno has to help the prince with some four-handed lifting.
Aidan O'Brien has taken King Of Kings out of the Heinz 57 Phoenix Stakes at Leopardstown, but is still four-handed in the race.