purlicue

purlicue

(ˈpɜːlɪˌkjuː)
n
1. obsolete Scot a flourish at the end of a pen stroke
2. Scot the end of a discourse
3. (Christian Churches, other) Presbyterian Church a review of a previous sermon or speech
4. Northern English the distance between one's forefinger and thumb when extended
vb (intr)
(Christian Churches, other) Presbyterian Church to review a previous sermon
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5 Purlicue - the space between the thumb and extended forefinger
Translates to "stairway wit" Feat A dropped curl of hair hanging loose Harp The metal ring that supports a lampshade Rowel The metal star on the heel of cowboy boots Octothorpe The hash symbol on a telephone Purlicue The connecting gap between the thumb and extended forefinger Ullage The gap in a full bottle of wine.