This was the finger that had been gummed to bits by the Mekstrom infant back in Homestead.
Before starting, every broken seam and hole must be gummed over.
When I got that portmanteau back they were all there, gummed in, just as I had left them.
After twenty or so are fixed, the first one gummed down can be finished off.
Pen and ink, cards, gummed labels or tags are put under ...