fash one's thumb

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fash one's thumb

  1. (Scotland) To bother oneself; to worry about something.
    • 1871, Charles Gibbon, For lack of gold, page 36:
      As soon as Balquherrie got his turn served, away he went and never fashed his thumb about his debt, that he knew would beggar honest folk.
    • John Mackay Wilson
      How I heard of your imprisonment or the wrong intended ye, never fash your thumb []