Definition for DAC-TYL-OL'O-GY

DAC-TYL-OL'O-GY, n. [Gr. δακτυλος, finger, and λογος, discourse.]

  1. The act or the art of communicating ideas or thoughts by the fingers. Deaf and dumb persons acquire a wonderful dexterity in this art.
  2. The science which treats of the history and qualities of finger rings. Elmes.

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