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fingered


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Finger  \Fin"ger\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fingered};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Fingering}.] 
  1.  To  touch  with  the  fingers;  to  handle;  to  meddle  with 
 
  Let  the  papers  lie;  You  would  be  fingering  them  to 
  anger  me  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  touch  lightly;  to  toy  with 
 
  3.  (Mus.) 
  a  To  perform  on  an  instrument  of  music. 
  b  To  mark  the  notes  of  (a  piece  of  music)  so  as  to  guide 
  the  fingers  in  playing. 
 
  4.  To  take  thievishly;  to  pilfer;  to  purloin.  --Shak. 
 
  5.  To  execute,  as  any  delicate  work 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fingered  \Fin"gered\,  a. 
  1.  Having  fingers. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Having  leaflets  like  fingers;  digitate. 
 
  3.  (Mus.)  Marked  with  figures  designating  which  finger  should 
  be  used  for  each  note. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fingered 
  adj  :  having  or  resembling  a  finger  or  fingers;  often  used  in 
  combination;  "the  fingered  roots  of  giant  trees"; 
  "rosy-fingered";  "three-fingered  cartoon  characters" 
  [ant:  {fingerless}] 




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