Translation of thimble in Spanish:


dedal, n.

Pronunciation /ˈθɪmbəl/ /ˈθɪmb(ə)l/

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    dedal masculine
    • 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.
    • Margret had always hated thimbles; useless things, they never stayed on the finger long enough to serve their purpose.
    • Digitalis is derived from the Latin for ‘finger‘because the little flowers resemble a thimble.
    • With a reminder to use her thimble when she dealt with needles, Jemimah left.
    • In Kendal, a debate is going on as to the real name of the orange rubber thimble used by the counters to protect their index fingers.
    • Many objects associated with domestic tool kits have changed relatively little over the past few centuries, such as thimbles, scissors, and other items used to produce clothing.
    • A mother pointed out to her daughter the sampler embroidered with the Ten Commandments, although the girl seemed more interested in thimbles.
    • In Mary Anne's next letter, dated ix February 1880, her only reference to her job was that her employer had given her a silver thimble for Christmas.
    • In the palm of Clovis's hand, the cupcake looked the size of a thimble.
    • What he knows about any part of the world would not fill a thimble.
    • Betty is a keen gardener, and she collects clowns, thimbles and candles.
    • They have come across thousands of objects ranging from Georgian coins and rings to thimbles and buckles, but this was their first big find.
    • A dish called colcannon, made from cabbage, potatoes, and milk, was traditionally served on Halloween with a ring, coin, thimble, and button inserted into it.
    • There are comprehensive subcollections such as walking sticks, thimbles, minute ivory skulls, Chinese cloisonne enamel vessels, Oriental carpets, and Persian miniatures.
    • They were the usual set tricks, such as making things disappear from under thimbles, and card and rope tricks.
    • Peter and Wendy's conversation about kisses and thimbles and their mother-and-father role-playing leaves no doubt of their attraction to each other.
    • John, 46, runs the club with his wife, Chrissy, and has his thimbles on display there in glass cases.
    • A lot of customers had been foreign tourists to York, with Americans and Australians in particular snapping up mugs, plates, thimbles and shot glasses.