third finger


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third′ fin′ger


n.
the finger next to the little finger; ring finger.
References in classic literature ?
Karnegie suddenly checked the word of sympathy as it rose to her lips--suddenly lifted the hand, and looked, with a momentary sternness of scrutiny, at the third finger.
If I put it on the third finger of my left hand I am invisible, and I can see everything that passes around me, though no one can see me.
Her left hand lay gloveless, and of the four rings on her third finger one was a wedding-ring.
They had not been at work ten minutes ere her eye had glimpsed the topaz ring on the third finger of Saxon's left hand.
She proffered it to Miss Reade and, as the latter took it into her singularly slender, beautiful hand, I saw a ring on her third finger.
The Outlaw of Torn raised the little circlet to his lips, and then slipped it upon the third finger of his left hand.
Likewise had gone the plain gold band from May Setbby's third finger.
That ring with the rough nugget on it was above it, and the twisted snake ring on the third finger.
That she was married had been evidenced by the narrow gold band that encircled the third finger of her left hand.
Altogether, I am well off, when I tell my income on the fingers of my left hand, I pass the third finger and take in the fourth to the middle joint.
He was one of those men to whom a girl's left hand is simply a girl's left hand, irrespective of whether it wears rings on its third finger or not.
In some way the third finger had been crushed to a pulp.