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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small metal cap to protect the finger while sewing; As much as a small metal cap will hold.

Usage examples (36)
  • Grandpa worries that your thimble is the size of your brain ….
  • The black raspberry, which we called thimble berry, was found along the stone walls, but was not abundant.
  • Since the thimble was a payment from Jorô-Gumo, that confirms that we haven't jumped forward any more in time.
  • My immediate problem was that I had not previously known the word for "thimble". for more
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