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- v. To merely touch
- v. If you lay a finger on my little brother, I'll have your guts for garters
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She do scold now and then and no mistake, but bless you, she'd never lay a finger on me, and it's no wonder she's in a taking with the children when they kicks up a hextra row, so to say.
Extortion, robberies, killings, machines, drugs, the lot — the great king-pin and they could never lay a finger on you.
Then they doffed their dress and plunging into the water, fell to playing with one another, whilst the chief damsel ducked the others, who dared not lay a finger on her and she was fairest of favour and most famous of form and most feateous of finery.