Definition of fingers and thumbs in English:

fingers and thumbs

noun

  • 1English regional (south-western) bird's-foot trefoil, Lotus corniculatus.

  • 2English regional (south-western) the foxglove, Digitalis purpurea.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Edward John Burrow (1785–1861), Church of England clergyman and author.