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