The Kluges' foray into the high-powered whirl of palm Beach benefits proved more problematic.
Almost 100 new clinics had opened since January 2008 in Broward and palm Beach counties alone.
It is a miracle meal small enough to sit in the palm of your hand: Plumpy'nut therapeutic food.
You have to use the electric scalpel and make a shaky incision on purpose, because palm lines are never completely straight.
Nor will it ever feel natural to gaze upon Hogwarts, flanked by its iconic boars—and the palm trees that surround it—from afar.
The dark tufts of palm trees here and there shone like burnished bronze.
He smote his palm with his clenched fist and strode about the little room.
palm trees with their graceful foliage waved gently in the passing breezes.
There were stretches of sandy shore, and green gloom of palm groves.
Then the sail did not sit to my liking, so down it came, and having my palm and needles I soon altered it.
"flat of the hand," c.1300, from Old French palme (Modern French paume), from Latin palma "palm of the hand," also "flat end of an oar; palm tree," from PIE *pel- "to spread out; flat" (cf. Greek palame "open hand," Old Irish lam, Welsh llaw, Old English folm, Old High German folma "hand," Sanskrit panih "hand, hoof"). Palm oil is earlier in the punning sense of "bribe" (1620s) than in the literal sense of "oil from the fruit of the West African palm" (1705, from palm (n.2)).
tropical tree, Old English palma, Old French palme, both from Latin palma "palm tree," originally "palm of the hand;" the tree so called from the shape of its leaves, like fingers of a hand (see palm (n.1)).
The word traveled early to northern Europe, where the tree does not grow, via Christianity, and took root in the local languages (e.g. Old Saxon palma, Old High German palma, Old Norse palmr). Palm Sunday is Old English palm-sunnandæg.
In ancient times, a leaf or frond was carried or worn as a symbol of victory or triumph, or on feast days; hence figurative use of palm for "victory, triumph" (late 14c.). Palm court "large room in a hotel, etc., usually decorated with potted palms" first recorded 1908.
"impose (something) on (someone)," 1670s, from palm (n.1). Extended form palm off is from 1822.
The inner surface of the hand that extends from the wrist to the base of the fingers.
To conceal a playing card against the palm in order to use it in a gambling hand: It was five cards that he palmed, three aces and a pair of queens (1673+)