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Pinkie,

battlefield, E of Edinburgh, Scotland. There the English under Edward Seymour, duke of Somerset, defeated a larger Scottish force on Sept. 10, 1547. Somerset's invasion of Scotland, to enforce a marriage treaty (arranged by Henry VIII) between the young Edward VI and Mary Queen of Scots, so angered the Scots that Mary was sent to France to avoid the marriage.
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pinkie

, pinky
Scot, US, and Canadian the little finger
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