Conceal+in+the+palm

  • 141List of Latin words with English derivatives — This is a list of Latin words with derivatives in English (and other modern languages). Ancient orthography did not distinguish between i and j or between u and v. Many modern works distinguish u from v but not i from j. In this article both… …

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  • 142backhander —    a bribe    Literally, a blow with the back of the hand. The giver of the bribe figuratively rotates his palm to conceal the passing of the money:     Last year, a special adviser alleged in a video recording that Mr Chirac had sanctioned and… …

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  • 143pelmet — noun a narrow border of cloth or wood, fitted across the top of a door or window to conceal the curtain fittings. Origin early 20th cent.: prob. an alt. of Fr. palmette, lit. small palm (see palmette) …

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  • 144pelmet — ► NOUN ▪ a narrow border fitted across the top of a door or window to conceal the curtain fittings. ORIGIN probably from French palmette small palm leaf …

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  • 145pocket — n 1. bag, pouch, sack, Midland U.S. and Scot. poke, Southwestern U.S. alforja, Obs. budget; saddle bag, sabretache; mail bag, mail pouch; pack, packet, satchel, container, receptacle, reticule, compartment, envelope. 2. budget, purse, pocketbook; …

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