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Gammerstang commented on the word wet finger
(adjective) - It probably means as easy as turning over the leaf page of a book . . . or tracing a lady's name on the table with spilt wine. With a wet finger, easily, readily.
--Walter Skeat's Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words, 1914
January 16, 2018
minerva commented on the word wet finger
I had a good mind to make Miss Rawlins smart for it. Come and see Miss Rawlins, Jack-- If thou likest, I'll get her for thee with a wet finger, as the saying is!
Lovelace to Belford, Clarissa by Samuel Richardson
December 17, 2007
With a wet finger means effortlessly, easily.
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