horny-handed

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Etymology[edit]

horny +‎ handed

Adjective[edit]

horny-handed (comparative more horny-handed, superlative most horny-handed)

  1. Having hands that are tough and horny from manual labor; workworn; hard-handed.
    • 1906, W. Somerset Maugham, The Bishop's Apron:
      You forget that I'm a working-man and horny-handed, so it's safer not to try.