Thumb stall

thumbstall

[thuhm-stawl]
noun
a protective sheath of rubber, leather, or the like for the thumb.

Origin:
1580–90; thumb + stall1

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thumbstall (ˈθʌmˌstɔːl)
 
n
a protective sheathlike cover for the thumb

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