Definition of hand mould in English:

hand mould

(US hand mold)


  • 1A device for holding the hands in the correct position when playing the piano or similar keyboard instrument. Now historical and rare.

  • 2A small mould used in manufacturing or producing something by hand.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Peter Hawker (1786–1853), army officer and writer. From hand + mould.


hand mould

/ˈhan(d) məʊld/