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thumbstall

[thuhm-stawl]
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noun
  1. a protective sheath of rubber, leather, or the like for the thumb.
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Origin of thumbstall

First recorded in 1580–90; thumb + stall1
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British Dictionary definitions for thumbstall

thumbstall

noun
  1. a protective sheathlike cover for the thumb
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