finger cot

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n.1.a close-fitting sheath worn at the end of a finger, for protection of the finger or to avoid soiling the object touched.
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His mum and dad have tried everything to stop him, with stuff from the chemist to put on his thumb to wrapping it up in a finger stool - all of which he ignores.
A spokesman for Durham Police said: "A joint public protection investigation involving the social service specialists was launched after allegations that two members of staff at the school used a wooden finger stool on an eight-year-old pupil.
The wooden finger stool was originally used on children if they fidgeted.