first finger

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(thŭmb), [TA]
The first digit on the radial side of the hand.
Synonym(s): pollex [TA], digitus (manus) primus [I] [I]* ☆ , first finger
[A.S. thuma]

first finger

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To give pills, follow the same instructions, but hold the pill between your thumb and first finger.
Assuming that the thumb is your first finger, the index finger your second, and so on to the pinkie your fifth, here are the words in which each character typed on a qwerty typewriter keyboard by your nth finger appears precisely n times in the word:
He had a skinhead haircut and a tattoo on his right hand between his thumb and first finger.

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