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Dactylology

DACTYLOL'OGY

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Noun.
The act or the art of communicating ideas or thoughts by the fingers. Deaf and dumb persons acquire a wonderful dexterity in this art.

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dactylology

dactylology

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Noun

dactylology (uncountable)

  1. The use of the fingers and hands to communicate ideas, especially by the deaf.

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