handed down[ hand ]SEE DEFINITION OF handed down
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HANDED DOWN
There is every reason to accept the story as it has been handed down.
An anecdote relating to this garrison has been handed down to the present time.
The bonze climbed into the tree and handed down the pears to the bystanders.
And the secret of his power has been handed down in his family from generation to generation.
They are written in the roll of fame; they are handed down from age to age.
It's an old family receipt, handed down from the Indians, I believe.
A vestige, an anachronism, handed down from centuries before.
I will have it framed and handed down to my heirs, of which there are more than there will ever be looms.
The story of Roger Holland is the only one of these martyrs which has been handed down to us.
“I think I know,” she replied, “who that big Indian is,” but handed down the flask.