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palm  

[1]  
      n  
1    the inner part of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers  
   Related adjs       thenar       volar  
2    a corresponding part in animals, esp. apes and monkeys  
3    a linear measure based on the breadth or length of a hand, equal to three to four inches or seven to ten inches respectively  
4    the part of a glove that covers the palm  
5    a hard leather shield worn by sailmakers to protect the palm of the hand  
6   
a    the side of the blade of an oar that faces away from the direction of a boat's movement during a stroke  
b    the face of the fluke of an anchor  
7    a flattened or expanded part of the antlers of certain deer  
8    in the palm of one's hand   at one's mercy or command  
      vb   tr  
9    to conceal in or about the hand, as in sleight-of-hand tricks  
10    to touch or soothe with the palm of the hand,   (See also)        palm off  
     (C14 paume, via Old French from Latin palma; compare Old English folm palm of the hand, Greek palame)  
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n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"

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