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finger mark

or fingermark

noun
1.
a mark, especially a smudge or stain, made by a finger.
Origin of finger mark
1830-1840
1830-40
Related forms
finger-marked, adjective
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  • Every finger mark will show and, consequently, the glazing must be done with the greatest care.

    The Potter's Craft Charles F. Binns
  • I presume it is the only finger mark extant of any of the conspirators.

    Between the Lines Henry Bascom Smith
  • Some varieties, as McIntosh, show almost every finger mark and literally require handling with gloves.

    Apple Growing M. C. Burritt
  • There's glass knobs on all the doors as will show every finger mark, and will keep me busy wiping from dawn to dark.

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