Definition: A poetical foot of three sylables (-- ~ ~), one long
followed by two short, or one accented followed by two unaccented; as,
L. tegm/n/, E. mer\b6ciful; -- so called from the similarity of its
arrangement to that of the joints of a finger.
Definition: A finger or toe; a digit.
Definition: The claw or terminal joint of a leg of an insect or