Thimble

Thimble is old criminal slang for a watch.
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Thimble

Thimble is old criminal slang for a watch.
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thimble

[n] - as much as a thimble will hold 2. [n] - a small metal cap to protect the finger while sewing
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Thimble

Thim'ble noun [ Middle English thimbil , Anglo-Saxon ......mel , from ......ma a thumb. √56. See Thumb .] 1. A kind of cap or cover, or sometimes a broad ring, for the end of the finger, used in sewing to protect the finger when pushing the needle through the m
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thimble

1. A kind of cap or cover, or sometimes a broad ring, for the end of the finger, used in sewing to protect the finger when pushing the needle through the material. It is usually made of metal, and has upon the outer surface numerous small pits to catch the head of the needle. ... 2. <mechanics> Any thimble-shaped appendage or fixure. Specific
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thimble

noun a small metal cap to protect the finger while sewing; can be used as a small container
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thimble

thimbleful noun as much as a thimble will hold
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Thimble

• (n.) A kind of cap or cover, or sometimes a broad ring, for the end of the finger, used in sewing to protect the finger when pushing the needle through the material. It is usually made of metal, and has upon the outer surface numerous small pits to catch the head of the needle. • (n.) A tubular piece, generally a strut, through which a
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thimble

small, bell-shaped implement designed to protect the end of the finger when sewing. Among the earliest known thimbles, dating from before 79, were ...
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Thimble

In nautical terms, a thimble is a metal fitting inserted into an eye in a rope to reduce wear on the rope.
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thimble

A metal fitting used to line the inside of an eye splice.
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Thimble

A thimble is a small hard pitted cup worn for protection on the finger that pushes the needle in sewing. Usually, thimbles with a closed top are used by dressmakers but special thimbles with an opening at the end are used by tailors as this allows them to manipulate the cloth more easily. Finger guards differ from tailors’ thimbles in that they
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