Definition of Thimbles

1. Noun. (plural of thimble) ¹



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Definition of Thimbles

1. thimble [n] - See also: thimble

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thimbles

thim
thimble
thimbleberries
thimbleberry
thimbled
thimbleeye
thimbleeyes
thimbleful
thimblefuls
thimblerig
thimblerigged
thimblerigger
thimbleriggers
thimblerigging
thimblerigs
thimbles (current term)
thimblesful
thimbleweed
thimbleweeds
thimbling
thimerasol
thimerosal
thimerosals
thimet oligopeptidase
thin
thin-film interference
thin-film interferences
thin-layer chromatography
thin-layer electrophoresis

Literary usage of Thimbles

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1. A History of the Precious Metals, from the Earliest Periods to the Present by John Lee Comstock (1849)
"At the present time, thimbles for the finger, (for there are several articles of this name,) are of universal use among civilized nations. ..."

2. India Rubber, Gutta-percha, and Balata: Occurrence, Geographical by William Theodore Brannt (1900)
"Composition and quality like Congo thimbles. Loanda thimbles. Origin : Angola. Form: thimbles or cubes, 0.19 to 1.18 inches in size. Appearance: Slate-gray. ..."

3. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1916)
"... or gaming, there being in it no element of chance.1 Other prohibited games or forms of gambling are the game called thimble, or thimbles and balls, ..."

4. The Kedge-anchor; Or, Young Sailors' Assistant: Or, Young Sailors' Assistant by William N. Brady (1864)
"d if the spritsail yard is crossed, reeve the guys, turn in thimbles, and set them up. 137.—SPRITSAIL LIFTS sits are often driven into the fore side of the ..."

5. Twelve Days in the Tombs, Or, A Sketch of the Last Eight Years of the by Jonathan Harrington Green (1850)
"WHO has not heard of the game of thimbles ? For the edification of those who ... The sporting gentleman produces three common sewing thimbles and a small ..."

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