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Of a person: that uses both hands; specifically able to use both hands equally well, ambidextrous. Also of a task: performed with both hands; (of a tool) used with both hands.
With or using either hand or both hands.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Middleton (d. 1627), playwright. From both + handed.
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