Definition of Palming

1. Verb. (present participle of palm) ¹



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Definition of Palming

1. palm [v] - See also: palm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palming

palmic acid
palmidactyles
palmie
palmier
palmierite
palmiers
palmies
palmiest
palmiet
palmiets
palmiferous
palmigrade
palmin
palmin test
palminerved
palming (current term)
palming off
palmiped
palmipedes
palmipeds
palmist
palmister
palmisters
palmistries
palmistry
palmists
palmitaldehyde
palmitate
palmitates
palmite

Literary usage of Palming

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1. The Cure of Imperfect Sight by Treatment Without Glasses by William Horatio Bates (1920)
"CHAPTER XII palming ALL the methods used in the cure of errors of refraction are simply different ways of obtaining relaxation, and most patients, ..."

2. A Cyclopaedia of Six Thousand Practical Receipts, and Collateral Information by Arnold James Cooley (1850)
"It forms pearly scales, and melts at 1411°, like mar- garic acid. palming. A new fatty substance obtained by treating castor oil with nitrous acid. ..."

3. An Exposure of the Arts and Miseries of Gambling: Designed Especially as a by Jonathan Harrington Green (1847)
"Stealing out cards, and palming.—The cheat of stealing cards is practised as often, perhaps, as any other fraud in card-playing. It is of great advantage to ..."

4. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...by John Walker by John Walker (1806)
"was desirous of palming upon the world for a " posthumous one of Shakespeare: and I sec " u is classed as such in the last edition of tht Mr. Pope ..."

5. Joe Strong, the Boy Wizard: Or, The Mysteries of Magic Exposed by Vance Barnum (1916)
"Passing of articles from one hand to another, involves palming, ... palming is the basis of many tricks. The explanation of these tricks is very simple, ..."

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