|to expurgate (a written work) by removing or modifying passages considered vulgar or objectionable.|
|to steal or take dishonestly (money, esp. public funds, or property entrusted to one's care); embezzle.|
|1.||a hand with the fingers clenched into the palm, as for hitting|
|2.||Also called: fistful the quantity that can be held in a fist or hand|
|3.||hand an informal word for index|
|4.||(tr) to hit with the fist|
|[Old English fӯst; related to Old Frisian fest, Old Saxon, Old High German fūst; see |
see hand over fist.