verb (used with object), thim·ble·rigged, thim·ble·rig·ging.
Examples from the Web for thimblerig
How terribly alike are all human rogueries, whether the scene be a conference at Vienna, or the tent of a thimblerig at Ascot!The Fortunes Of Glencore|Charles James Lever
A Tory told me it was a second edition of the thimblerig speech, which, if so, will not do him good.The Greville Memoirs|Charles C. F. Greville
The real name of this man Crockett never told, but assigned to him the nickname “Thimblerig.”Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8|Charles H. Sylvester