The computers went down and they had to do all the bookkeeping by hand that day.
By-hand Sentence Examples
There was no time for Cynthia to talk to her husband, who was busy serving breakfast to the late sleepers while she showed Maria, by hand communication, the upstairs chores of Bird Song.
I have to look by hand.
He was great with detail—always by hand.
He continued the paper in MS., and when the government refused to allow it to be circulated through the post sent it out by hand.
The perforation of the paper when done by hand is usually performed by means of small mallets, but at the central telegraph office in London, and at other large offices, the keys are only used for opening air-valves, the actual punching being done by pneumatic pressure.