fingering (n.1) Look up fingering at Dictionary.com
"action or method of using the fingers in playing a musical instrument," late 14c., fyngerynge, noun of action from finger (v.). Mid-15c. as "action of touching lightly."
fingering (n.2) Look up fingering at Dictionary.com
"thick, loose woolen yarn," 1680s, from fingram, from French fin grain, literally "fine grain."