famel, fammel, femmel, femel noun the hand, finger: Fammels fat as sausages, like ma George’s haunds were. la16-. Compare fambel. etymology: Partridge: famble ‘a hand Cant… probably from fumble’; femmel also attested by Galloway Tinkler-Gypsies and BS in TDITA; also collected by EMcC/PS; collected by Simson (1865) and attested by two of his informants; form femel also attested in Shelta; form femmel also attested by JS; form fammel attested by ET and SR