\ ˈpämd How to pronounce palmed (audio) , ˈpälmd, ˈpȯmd, ˈpȯlmd How to pronounce palmed (audio) \

Definition of palmed

: having a palm of a specified kind used in combination leather-palmed gloves

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Just before half time the Romans gained the lead, after Totti's speculative long shot was palmed straight to the feet of a hungry Simone Perrotta, who couldn't miss., "Napoli Continues Run Toward Serie A Title vs. Roma," 2 Mar. 2018 For pennies to the pound, sweaty-palmed readers could indulge their paranoia in tales of the weird, the fantastic, the alien and the just plain disturbing. Neely Tucker, The Seattle Times, "‘The Obama Inheritance’ spins conspiracy noir fiction about the 44th president," 10 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of palmed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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something desired as essential

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