verb (pollicat, ing)
- to gesture with the thumb
- 1997: "Disgusting? this is Tea, Friend, Cha," what all tasteful London drinks," that," pollicating the Coffee-Pot, "is what"s disgusting." " Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon
Etymology: From Latin pollex "thumb, big toe".
- (zoology) Of insects: having a curved projection or spine on the inner side of a leg joint.
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