hand over hand

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In this way he made money hand over hand; became a rich and mighty man, and exalted his cocked hat upon change.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

Additional definitions for 'hand over hand':

hand over handby passing the hands alternately one before or above the other, especially with rope
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mano sobre mano

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  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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