skeleton hand

skel·e·ton hand

extension of fingers with atrophy of tissues; occurs in progressive muscular atrophy.
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de Voltaire, for instance, who had caressed the head of Phlipote with an aged, skeleton hand, leaving, apparently, no very agreeable impression on the child, though her father delighted to recall the incident, being himself a demi-philosophe.
He was high-shouldered and bony; dressed in decent black, with a white wisp of a neckcloth; buttoned up to the throat; and had a long, lank, skeleton hand, which particularly attracted my attention, as he stood at the pony's head, rubbing his chin with it, and looking up at us in the chaise.
but a skeleton hand shot out of a crimson sleeve and violently seized the rash one's wrist; and he, feeling the clutch of the knucklebones, the furious grasp of Death, uttered a cry of pain and terror.
For our own part, we allow them just as little credence as to that other fable of the skeleton hand which the lieutenant- governor was said to have seen at the Colonel's throat, but which vanished away, as he advanced farther into the room.
On his taking the candle to assist his search, Mr Wegg observes that he has a convenient little shelf near his knees, exclusively appropriated to skeleton hands, which have very much the appearance of wanting to lay hold of him.
I need to get a wedding ring for his finger so it looks like its a wife mowing over her husband," Margalit says of the skeleton hand sticking out of the blades.
The Gates of Hell,welcome all Never too many, for dead mans' Ball A skeleton hand to wave you in It matters not, if no sin But some survived the World to tell Lest man forgets the Gates of Hell.
He jumped from one foot to the other and scratched his armpit with the skeleton hand, howling.
Gaga sang "Lovegame" with a hideous skeleton hand and waving her infamous "disco stick.
Another dancer lay curled against a huge model of a skeleton hand.
I need to get a wedding ring for his finger so it looks like itEs a wife mowing over her husband," Margalit says of the skeleton hand sticking out of the blades.
On Tuesday, October 30, you can make a spooky skeleton hand that moves, ready for Hallowe'en and on Thursday, November 1, you can create a scary ghost to decorate the garden.