brachydactylous love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having abnormally short fingers.

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  • adjective having abnormally short finger or toes


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  • Moreover, it will be found, if a number of brachydactylous persons are examined, that no two of them are affected to exactly the same degree.

    Applied Eugenics

  • It tends to affect the entire skeleton, and in a family where one child is markedly brachydactylous, that child is generally shorter than the others.

    Applied Eugenics


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  • A small-minded leader is fractious,

    One shriveled in heart is disastrous,

    But heaven forfend

    Our fate should depend

    On one who is brachydactylous.

    July 15, 2017