finger mark

or fin·ger·mark

Origin of finger mark

First recorded in 1830–40
Related formsfin·ger-marked, adjective
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Examples from the Web for finger mark

Historical Examples of finger mark

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Henri drank to the finger-mark set, and then Fabian lifted the flask to his lips.