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fingerstall

[fing-ger-stawl]
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noun
  1. a covering used to protect a finger.

Origin of fingerstall

First recorded in 1425–75, fingerstall is from the late Middle English word fyngyr stalle. See finger, stall1
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British Dictionary definitions for fingerstall

fingerstall

noun
  1. a protective covering for a fingerAlso called: cot, fingertip
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