thumbstall


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thumbstall

(ˈθʌmˌstɔːl)
n
(Medicine) a protective sheathlike cover for the thumb
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Noun1.thumbstall - protective covering for an injured thumb
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
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Translations

thumbstall

[ˈθʌmstɔːl] Ndedil m
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thumbstall

nDaumenkappe f, → Daumenschützer m, → Fingerling m
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Influence of temperature on the microstructure of statoliths of the thumbstall squid Lolliguncula brevis.
Carl also collects corn items (a handsome display mounted on weathered barn boards included a corn knife, thumbstall and husking pegs) and slip scrapers, slosh buckets and slushers.