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Primarily physical senses.
To (l) physical (l) with; to (l) the hand, finger or other (l) of the body into contact with. (defdate)
To (l) into (involuntary) contact with; to (l) or (l). (defdate)
(ux), the (l) of her (l) touched the ground.
To come into physical contact, or to be in physical contact. (defdate)
(ux) (l) to each other, their shoulders touching.
To make physical contact with a thing. (defdate)
(ux), if I promise not to touch?
To physically (l); to interfere with, molest, or attempt to (l) (l) contact. (defdate)
- Let us make a covenant with thee, that thou (l) do us no (l), as we have not touched thee.
To cause to be briefly in contact with something.
''He quickly touched his knee to the worn marble.''
''The demonstrator nearly touched the rod on the ball.''
''She touched her lips to the glass.''
To physically affect in specific ways (l) by context. (defdate)
(ux)'s so (l) that sandpaper won't touch it.
To (l), or otherwise use. (defdate)
(ux)? You've hardly touched your lunch.
Of a (l) or its passengers: to (l), to make a (l) (l) (at). (defdate)
1851, (w), ''(w)'':
- Now a (l) (l) merchant ship once touched at Rokovoko, and its commander — from all accounts, a very stately punctilious gentleman, at least for a sea captain — this commander was invited to the wedding (l) of Queequeg's sister, a pretty young princess just turned of ten.
To lay (l) on (someone suffering from (l)) as a (l) of (l), as formerly practised by English and French monarchs. (defdate)
1971, (w), ''Religion and the Decline of Magic'', Folio Society (2012), page 189:
- But in fact the English (l) of the seventeenth century usually began to touch form the day of their accession, without waiting for any such consecration.
To sexually excite with the fingers; to (l) or (l). (defdate)
(ux) her touching herself when she was fifteen.
To fasten; to take effect; to make impression.
(RQ:Bacon Sylva Sylvarum) metals, and will touch upon gold, that will not touch upon silver.
To bring (a sail) so close to the (l) that its weather leech shakes.
To be brought, as a (l), so (l) to the wind that its weather (l) shakes.
To keep the ship as near (the wind) as possible.
Primarily non-physical senses.
To (l) or (l) with a specific quality. (defdate)
To deal with in (l) or writing; to (l) briefly, to (l) to. (defdate)
(RQ:Burton Melanchol), I.2.4.vii:
- Next to sorrow still I may annex such accidents as procure (l); for besides those terrors which I have before touched,(..)there is a superstitious fear(..)which much trouble many of us.
To deal with in speech or writing; briefly to speak or write (''on'' or ''upon'' something). (defdate)
1886, (w), (w)
- "Well, but since we have touched upon this business, and for the last time I hope," continued the doctor, "there is one point I should like you to understand."
To (l), to have to do with. (defdate)
1526, (w), trans. ''Bible'', (w) V:
- Men of Israhell take hede to youreselves what ye entende to do as touchinge these men.
1919, (w), ‘The Penance’, ''The Toys of Peace'', Penguin 2000 (qualifier), page 423:
- And now it seemed he was engaged in something which touched them closely, but must be hidden from their knowledge.
To affect emotionally; to bring about (l) or painful feelings in. (defdate)
1603, (w), ''Othello'', Act IV, sc. 1:
- If you are so fond over her iniquity, give her patent
- to offend, for if it touch not you, it comes near
To (l) in a negative way, especially only slightly. (defdate)
To give royal assent to by touching it with the sceptre. (defdate)
To obtain money from, usually by borrowing (from a friend). (defdate)
To disturb the mental functions of; to make somewhat insane; often followed with "in the head". (defdate)
To be on the (l) of; to approach in excellence or quality. (defdate)
1928, (w), "The Abominable History of the Man with Copper Fingers", in ''(w)'',
- There was his mistress, Maria Morano. I don't think I've ever seen anything to touch her, and when you work for the screen I do you're apt to have a pretty exacting standard of female beauty.
To come close to; to approach.
2012, July 15. Richard Williams in Guardian Unlimited, Tour de France 2012: Carpet tacks cannot force Bradley Wiggins off track
- On Sunday afternoon it was as dark as night, with barely room for two riders abreast on a gradient that touches 20%.
To mark (a file or document) as having been modified.
To try; to prove, as with a (l).
To mark or delineate with touches; to add a slight stroke to with the pencil or brush.
To (l); to (l) slightly.
To strike; to manipulate; to play on.
To perform, as a tune; to play.
To influence by impulse; to impel forcibly.
(RQ:Milton PL)to touch with lightest moment of impulse his free will.
''Suddenly, in the crowd, I felt a touch at my shoulder.''
The faculty or sense of perception by physical contact.
''With the lights out, she had to rely on touch to find her desk.''
The style or technique with which one plays a instrument.
''He performed one of Ravel's piano concertos with a wonderfully light and playful touch.''
The particular or characteristic mode of action, or the resistance of the keys of an instrument to the fingers.
''a heavy touch, or a light touch''
A distinguishing feature or characteristic.
''Clever touches like this are what make her such a brilliant writer.''
A little bit; a small amount.
''Move it left just a touch and it will be perfect.''
(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 3)
The part of a sports field beyond the touchlines or goal-lines.
''He got the ball, and kicked it straight out into touch.''
A relationship of close communication or understanding.
''He promised to keep in touch while he was away.''
The ability to perform a task well; aptitude.
''I used to be a great chess player but I've lost my touch.''
Act or power of exciting emotion.
An emotion or affection.
- a true, natural, and a sensible touch of mercy
Personal reference or application.
(RQ:Bacon Of Discours)
- Speech of touch toward others should be sparingly used.
A single stroke on a drawing or a picture.
1695, (w), ''The Art of Painting''
- Never give the least touch with your pencil till you have well examined your design.
(RQ:Swift A Preface to Bishop Burnet's Introductio)
- Print my preface in such form as, in the booksellers' phrase, will make a sixpenny touch.
A touchstone; hence, stone of the sort used for touchstone.
(RQ:Fuller Church Histor)
- a neat new monument of touch and alabaster
Examination or trial by some decisive standard; test; proof; tried quality.
(RQ:Carew Survey of Cornwal)
- equity, the true touch of all laws
The children's game of tag.
A set of changes less than the total possible on seven bells, i.e. less than 5,040.
An act of borrowing or stealing something.
Form; standard of performance.
2019 https://www.afl.com.au/news/2019-04-30/in-the-mix-whos-pushing-for-selection-for-round-seven In the mix: Who's pushing for selection for round seven? ''Australian Football League'', 30 April 2019. Accessed 6 May 2019.
- Jackson Hately, Isaac Cumming and Nick Shipley have been in great touch in the NEAFL.
- With just six touches, small forward Daniel Rioli was uncharacteristically quiet against Melbourne, although he did lay five tackles.