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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  First-hand  \First"-hand`\,  a. 
  Obtained  directly  from  the  first  or  original  source;  hence 
  without  the  intervention  of  an  agent. 
 
  One  sphere  there  is  .  .  .  where  the  apprehension  of  him 
  is  first-hand  and  direct;  and  that  is  the  sphere  of  our 
  own  mind.  --J. 
  Martineau 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  firsthand 
  adj  :  received  directly  from  a  source;  "firsthand  information" 
  adv  :  at  first  hand  or  directly;  "I  heard  this  story  firsthand" 




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