Definition of Thimbled

1. Adjective. (context: of a finger or person) Wearing a thimble (a cap for the finger, used in sewing). ¹



2. Adjective. (context: of a cable or device) Having a thimble (a thimble-shaped socket). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thimbled

1. thimble [v] - See also: thimble

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thimbled

thigmotropisms
thigs
thiirane
thiiranes
thiirene
thiirenes
thilk
thill
thiller
thillers
thills
thim
thimble
thimbleberries
thimbleberry
thimbled (current term)
thimbleeye
thimbleeyes
thimbleful
thimblefuls
thimblerig
thimblerigged
thimblerigger
thimbleriggers
thimblerigging
thimblerigs
thimbles
thimblesful
thimbleweed
thimbleweeds

Literary usage of Thimbled

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... or long, thimbled rivets. Not infrequently these two methods of support are combined in the same boiler, as suggested in the illustration (Fig. 3). ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1889)
"... who would give her a tap on the head with her thimbled finger whenever she fell asleep, so that "the gal," on waking, would begin knitting as fast as ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1854)
"... a drunken knave Upon the thimbled pea that staked a crown Cry Nick or Nothing ! so play I, to be Or nothing or the NICK of all this world. ..."

4. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1891)
"... however, presented minute depressions on their surface, being somewhat " thimbled," and one or two presented minute furrows radiating from the centre. ..."

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