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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
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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.
The event has been organised by Shropshire Partnerships and participants can find out what it means to be a walk leader, install fingerposts, work with the Wild Team on habitat management and join the Nesscliffe ranger to undertake practical work on the hillfort.
They say:"We as a parish council are continually striving to improve our village," adding they hope residents will have noticed there were extra hanging baskets and flower towers recently and they have replaced/repaired all but one of the fingerposts and a new shelter has been erected in the Rest Garden.
New steps, seats, signs, fingerposts and drainage are also planned and teams from Stirling Council are currently carrying out the works, supported by funding from the Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP).
This rise was belied by both the material infrastructure of stage coaching--a decentralized network of inns, fingerposts, broken coaches, exhausted horses--and the criticism of canonical novelists, radicals, and illustrators.
Its purpose is to raise awareness of quirky old stone and iron milestones, boundary markers and fingerposts and to encourage their restoration and maintenance.
Other beneficiaries include persons whose accidental, assigned, or incidental readings have left them intrigued and wishing for coherent arrangement and fingerposts for missing parts.
227 gates were installed along with 123 waymarker posts, 120 fingerposts and 10 stiles.
In this statement, Pierce fingerposts the challenge facing microaggressions research and, by extension, the entire enterprise of trying to use empirical models to boost the credibility of the first person reports by people of color about the harms of racism.
Signs on the ground and on fingerposts give the distances and timings to public toilets and drinking fountains along the way.