Pollicate
Pollicate Pol"li*cate, a. [L. pollex, pollicis, a thumb.] (Zo["o]l.) Having a curved projection or spine on the inner side of a leg joint; -- said of insects. [1913 Webster]

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  • pollicate — 1. verb /ˈpɒlɪkeɪt/ to gesture with the thumb , 1997: ‘Disgusting? this is Tea, Friend, Cha,– what all tasteful London drinks,– that,’ pollicating the Coffee Pot, ‘is what’s disgusting.’ Thomas Pynchon, Mason Dixon 2. adjective /ˈpɒlɪkeɪt/ Of… …   Wiktionary

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  • Policate — Pol i*cate, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Pollicate}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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