The subject of today's Regency Wednesday post is another term from the 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue.
TO CLUTCH THE FIST. To clench or shut the hand. Clutch fisted; covetous, stingy. See CLOSE-FISTED.
And since they told us to....
CLOSE-FISTED. Covetous or stingy.
There's a jukebox in my head. It's currently playing
♫♪ Staind ~ It's Been Awhile