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five-finger

[fahyv-fing-ger] /ˈfaɪvˌfɪŋ gər/
noun
1.
any of certain species of potentilla having leaves of five leaflets, as Potentilla canadensis.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English; Old English fīffingre
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British Dictionary definitions for five fingers

five-finger

noun
1.
any of various plants having five-petalled flowers or five lobed leaves, such as cinquefoil and Virginia creeper
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Slang definitions & phrases for five fingers

five fingers

noun phrase
  1. A five-year prison sentence;
  2. A thief (1940s+ Underworld)
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