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thumbkin

[thuhm-kin] /ˈθʌm kɪn/
noun
1.
thumbscrew (def 2).
Also, thumbikin
[thuhm-i-kin] /ˈθʌm ɪ kɪn/ (Show IPA),
thumbikins.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; thumb + -kin
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