fingerstall fingerstall n. a sheath worn to protect a finger.

Syn: cot. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fingerstall — [fiŋ′gərstôl΄] n. [ME fingir stall: see STALL1] a protective covering of rubber, leather, etc. for an injured finger …   English World dictionary

  • fingerstall — UK [ˈfɪŋɡə(r)ˌstɔːl] / US [ˈfɪŋɡərˌstɔl] noun [countable] Word forms fingerstall : singular fingerstall plural fingerstalls a cover that you wear over an injured finger to protect it …   English dictionary

  • fingerstall — noun a sheath worn to protect a finger • Syn: ↑cot • Hypernyms: ↑sheath * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English, from finger ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • fingerstall — /fing geuhr stawl /, n. a covering used to protect a finger. [1425 75; late ME fyngyr stalle. See FINGER, STALL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • fingerstall — fin·ger·stall .stȯl n COT …   Medical dictionary

  • fingerstall — noun a cover to protect a finger …   English new terms dictionary

  • fingerstall — noun (C) BrE a cover for your finger that protects it if it is injured …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • finger cot — n. a close fitting sheath worn at the end of a finger, for protection of the finger or to avoid soiling the object touched. Syn: fingerstall, cot[3]. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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