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Thumb, the short strong finger answering to the other four: LLL V, 1, 138. Mcb. I, 3, 28. “another, with his finger and his t., cried 'Via! we will do't, come what will come',” LLL V, 2, 111. “'twixt his finger and his t. he held a pouncet-box,” H4A I, 3, 38. “I have him already tempering between my finger and my t.” H4B IV, 3, 141. “he turned me about with his finger and his t.” Cor. IV, 5, 160. “govern these ventages with your finger and t.” Hml. III, 2, 373. “I will bite my t. at them,” Rom. I, 1, 49. Rom. I, 1, 49 Rom. I, 1, 49 Rom. I, 1, 49 Rom. I, 1, 49 58 (an insult performed by putting the nail of the thumb between the teeth and 'making it to knack'. Cotgrave). “by the pricking of my --s, something wicked this way comes,” Mcb. IV, 1, 44.
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