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thumbstall

[thuhm-stawl] /ˈθʌmˌstɔl/
noun
1.
a protective sheath of rubber, leather, or the like for the thumb.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; thumb + stall1
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thumbstall

/ˈθʌmˌstɔːl/
noun
1.
a protective sheathlike cover for the thumb
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