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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wedding Finger.
 
Macrobius says the thumb is too busy to be set apart, the forefinger and little finger are only half protected, the middle finger is called med’icus, and is too opprobrioas for the purpose of honour, so the only finger left is the pronbus or wedding finger. (See RING, FINGERS.)   1
 


 Wedding Anniversaries.Wedding Knives. 

 
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