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thimble
American English: /ˈθɪmbəl/
British English: /ˈθɪmb(ə)l/

Translation of thimble in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • Daily, a monitor or more advanced student, distributed to each girl in her class a pinafore to wear and a thimble, needle, thread, and materials for work.
    • To keep the nails in place, Ancient Egyptian embalmers sometimes either tied the nails to the fingers and toes, or covered them with metal thimbles.
    • Mary was sitting on the bed, tapping her foot and humming a tune as she set her needles, thimble, and thread into a sack.

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