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Twiddle one’s thumbs, To

Edited by Susie Dent

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Edition 19

Published by Chambers Harrap Publishers

Published in print January 2012 |
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199990009

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To sit in a state of bored inactivity, often against one’s inclination; to be wasting time or to have to

Reference Entry.  51 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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