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thimble

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈθɪm.bl̩/
a small cover, usually made of metal or plastic, worn to protect the finger that pushes the needle when sewing
Translations of “thimble”
in Vietnamese cái đê dùng để bảo vệ ngón tay khi may vá…
in Spanish dedal…
in Thai ปลอกนิ้ว…
in Malaysian jidal…
in French dé (à coudre)…
in German der Fingerhut…
in Chinese (Traditional) (縫紉用的)頂針,針箍…
in Indonesian bidal…
in Russian наперсток…
in Turkish yüksük…
in Chinese (Simplified) (缝纫用的)顶针,针箍…
in Polish naparstek…
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