fingerpost


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fingerpost

(ˈfɪŋɡəˌpəst)
n
a signpost showing a pointing finger or hand
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Noun1.fingerpost - a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index fingerfingerpost - a guidepost resembling a hand with a pointing index finger
signpost, guidepost - a post bearing a sign that gives directions or shows the way
References in classic literature ?
You saw that good fortune was turning my stupid head and hardening my silly heart--was making me grasping, calculating, insolent, insufferable--and you took the pains to be the dearest and kindest fingerpost that ever was set up anywhere, pointing out the road that I was taking and the end it led to.
But we do have to mention that the handome prince (the very funny Jack Rigby) is from the kingdom of Fingerpost.
Requirements - The detailed design, fabrication, supply and installation of fingerpost and facia signage.
The 80-year-old fingerpost sign outside Cleckheaton Fire Station was installed when Hightown Road was built and featured a three-post sign pointing the way for travellers to Leeds, Huddersfield, Halifax, Elland and Brighouse.
Dorothy's giggles gave Fred confidence and he took her on a date to the Fingerpost Pub in Pelsall.
Powys Countryside Volunteers install a new fingerpost on the Offa's Dyke National Trail in Knighton, Powys following an induction day in November.
A shadowy figure imbued with taste and an unquenchable appetite for fine living; a fingerpost pointing the way to the best bites to be had, from Bishop Auckland to Berwick.
Lighter in tone than The Dream of Scipio (2002) or An Instance of the Fingerpost (1997), The Raphael Affair (1991), the first in the Jonathan Argyll series, is an enjoyable thriller steeped in art history and Italian culture.
The pathway slopes uphill to a fingerpost on our left hand side pointing to Pinewoods and RHS Harlow Carr and we make our way through the area of woodland to reach Harlow Moor Road.
Shop Higher Parr Street, Fingerpost, St Helens Age 27 Years as manager 2 vvBest day as manager The time we won the National 'Deal or No Deal' machine promotion.
If it is applied in an alleviated form, not as a strict instruction but as a fingerpost indicating an acceptable direction of tax reform, it may be possible to motivate measures of tax reform that are actually viable by arguing that they represent an, albeit imperfect, move towards applying the benefit principle.
Such is Sarah, a young English prophet who is the victim of circumstances in Iain Pears's novel An Instance of the Fingerpost (1997), a work using what I would call the Kurosawa "Rashomon effect" that tells the same story from different characters' points of view.