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Halm vs. Palm

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Halmnoun

(botany) haulm

Palmnoun

Any of various evergreen trees from the family Palmae or Arecaceae, which are mainly found in the tropics.

Halmnoun

Same as Haulm.

Palmnoun

A branch or leaf of the palm, anciently borne or worn as a symbol of victory or rejoicing.

Halmnoun

stems of beans and peas and potatoes and grasses collectively as used for thatching and bedding

Palmnoun

Triumph; victory.

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Palmnoun

(Scouting) Any of 23 awards that can be earned after obtaining the Eagle Scout rank, but generally only before turning 18 years old.

Palmnoun

The inner and somewhat concave part of the human hand that extends from the wrist to the bases of the fingers.

Palmnoun

The corresponding part of the forefoot of a lower mammal.

Palmnoun

A linear measure equal either to the breadth of the hand or to its length from the wrist to the ends of the fingers; a hand; used in measuring a horse's height.

Palmnoun

(sailmaking) A metallic disk attached to a strap and worn in the palm of the hand; used to push the needle through the canvas, in sewing sails, etc.

Palmnoun

The broad flattened part of an antler, as of a full-grown fallow deer; so called as resembling the palm of the hand with its protruding fingers.

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Palmnoun

(nautical) The flat inner face of an anchor fluke.

Palmverb

To hold or conceal something in the palm of the hand, e.g, for an act of sleight of hand or to steal something.

Palmverb

To hold something without bending the fingers significantly.

‘John palmed the ball.’;

Palmverb

To move something with the palm of the hand.

Palmnoun

The inner and somewhat concave part of the hand between the bases of the fingers and the wrist.

‘Clench'd her fingers till they bit the palm.’;

Palmnoun

A lineal measure equal either to the breadth of the hand or to its length from the wrist to the ends of the fingers; a hand; - used in measuring a horse's height.

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Palmnoun

A metallic disk, attached to a strap, and worn on the palm of the hand, - used to push the needle through the canvas, in sewing sails, etc.

Palmnoun

The broad flattened part of an antler, as of a full-grown fallow deer; - so called as resembling the palm of the hand with its protruding fingers.

Palmnoun

The flat inner face of an anchor fluke.

Palmnoun

Any endogenous tree of the order Palmæ or Palmaceæ; a palm tree.

Palmnoun

A branch or leaf of the palm, anciently borne or worn as a symbol of victory or rejoicing.

‘A great multitude . . . stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palme in their hands.’;

Palmnoun

Any symbol or token of superiority, success, or triumph; also, victory; triumph; supremacy.

‘So get the start of the majestic worldAnd bear the palm alone.’;

Palmverb

To handle.

Palmverb

To manipulate with, or conceal in, the palm of the hand; to juggle.

‘They palmed the trick that lost the game.’;

Palmverb

To take (something small) stealthily, especially by concealing it in the palm of the hand; as, he palmed one of the coins and walked out with it.

Palmverb

To impose by fraud, as by sleight of hand; to put by unfair means; - usually with on or upon; as, to palm a stolen coin on an unsuspecting dealer. See also palm off.

‘For you may palm upon us new for old.’;

Palmnoun

the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers

Palmnoun

a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand

Palmnoun

any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves

Palmnoun

an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event

Palmverb

touch, lift, or hold with the hands;

‘Don't handle the merchandise’;

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