Definition of Thumbstall

1. Noun. Protective covering for an injured thumb.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thumbstall

thumbs
thumbs-down
thumbs-up
thumbs down
thumbs up
thumbsbreadth
thumbsbreadths
thumbscrew
thumbscrews
thumbshot
thumbshots
thumbshotted
thumbshotting
thumbsketch
thumbsketches
thumbstall (current term)
thumbstick
thumbsticks
thumbstroke
thumbstrokes
thumbsucker
thumbsuckers
thumbtack
thumbtacked
thumbtacking
thumbtacks
thumbwheel
thumbwheels
thumby
thump

Literary usage of Thumbstall

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1. Instruction for Field Artillery by United States War Dept, William Henry French, William Farquhar Barry, Henry Jackson Hunt (1863)
"1, the priming wire in his right hand, thumb through the ring, the thumbstall on the left thumb, the tube-pouch fastened to the waist LOAD. ..."

2. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"An episcopal thumbstall, apparently peculiar to the Church of England, ... See thumbstall and PONCER. PONTIFF.—A title of some of the chief bishops of the ..."

3. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"See thumbstall and PONCER. PONTIFF.—A title of some of the chief bishops of the Christian Church, and, commonly speaking, of all bishops. ..."

4. Favorite Flies and Their Histories by Mary Orvis Marbury (1892)
"A year ago, I took one hundred and twenty-seven dollars' worth of tackle, including a thumbstall worth thirty cents, to Jupiter Inlet, for a few days' ..."

5. Favorite Flies and Their Histories by Mary Orvis Marbury (1892)
"A year ago, I took one hundred and twenty-seven dollars' worth of tackle, including a thumbstall worth thirty cents, to Jupiter Inlet, for a few days' ..."

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