Definitions for "Dead Hand"
Keywords:  playable, foul, longer, wrong, hand
A poker hand that is no longer allowed to participate due to an infringement of a poker rule.
A hand that has been fouled or has too many or too few cards.
A hand a player cannot continue to play due to some irregularity in the round.
real property held inalienably (as by an ecclesiastical corporation)
Ruled unplayable for some reason, such as touching discards.
the oppressive influence of past events of decisions
Indicator sometimes used on differential pressure gauge to record maximum differential pressure reached between settings.