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Thumb-nail Legacies

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Legacies so small that they could be written on one’s thumb-nail.

“ʹTis said, some men may make their wills

On their thumb-nails, for aught they can bestow.”


Peter Pindar: Lord B. and his Motions.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Throw Up the Sponge (To)
Throw your Eye on
Throwing an Old Shoe for Luck
Thrums
Thrummy Cap
Thug [a cheat]
Thuggee
Thùig or Tuig (Norse)
Thule
Thumb
Thumb-nail Legacies
Thumbikins or Thumbscrew
Thunder
Thunder (Sons of) [Boanesgēs]
Thunder and Lightning or Tonnant
Thunders of the Vatican
Thunderbolt of Itàly
Thunderbolts
Thunderer (The)
Thundering Legion
Thunstone