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a. A hand played without help from a partner's hand.
b. A card player without a partner.
2. See lone wolf.
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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
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|Noun||1.||lone hand - a person who avoids the company or assistance of others|
individualist - a person who pursues independent thought or action
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