free hand

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free hand (plural free hands)

  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see free,‎ hand.
    • 1991, Daniel Berg, Shipwreck Diving, page 26:
      Wreck divers as well as night divers and cave divers have found that having a light or lights mounted on their head allows the divers to have free hands while being able to see.
  2. (idiomatic) free rein