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finger mark

or fingermark

a mark, especially a smudge or stain, made by a finger.
Origin of finger mark
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finger-marked, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • She moved like a kind of primitive Una through the virtuous rout, and never got a finger-mark on her freshness.

    The Long Run Edith Wharton
  • But for the life of me I can't find a mark on the box, not a finger-mark.

    The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
  • Here and there the busy spirit of the age had left a finger-mark; no more.

    Jan Vedder's Wife Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • He was a wood-engraver, as well as an author, and had a fancy for engraving his finger-mark.

    The Origin of Finger-Printing William J. Herschel
  • Henri drank to the finger-mark set, and then Fabian lifted the flask to his lips.

  • And if your finger-mark is a tree 250 feet high, there will be no great difficulty in finding the place.

    A Breeze from the Woods, 2nd Ed. William Chauncey Bartlett
  • He had feared lest a finger-mark, a blot, or a spark might betray his acquaintance with the deed.

    Cousin Henry Anthony Trollope

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