|2.||under my thumb|
An early american law allowed a husband to whip his wife with whatever he chose, as long as it's thickness was smaller than that of his thumb.
I keep a tight hold on my wife, she is under my thumb.
|1.||under my thumb|
The case in which a male dominates his female partner.
Made popular in the late sixties by the Rolling Stones.
That bitch does what shes told...I got her under my thumb