from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cramp or spasm of the muscles of the fingers, hand, and forearm during writing.
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- n. An debilitating pain preventing easy movement of the wrist, hand, or fingers, resulting from prolonged use of a pen or pencil.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a painful spasmodic affection of the muscles of the fingers, brought on by excessive use, as in writing, violin playing, telegraphing, etc. Called also scrivener's palsy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. muscular spasms of thumb and forefinger while writing with a pen or pencil
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