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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In surgery, cohesion between two fingers, either congenital or as a consequence of burning, ulceration, etc.
  • n. A chiroplast or finger-gymnasium invented in 1835 by Henri Herz, for the use of pianoforte-players.

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  • JM has a tip for you - dactylion!

    December 27, 2009

  • The tip of the middle finger.

    July 31, 2008