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There is a level of impact harshness, however, that borders on flinty, likely the result of those low-profile tires that look like rubber bands wrapped around thimbles.
Salsa: At the truck, Mario’s doles out its pulpy jalapeño verde and tangy chile de árbol by the thimble full.
In a particularly compelling detail shot, a crucifix shares mug-space with toothbrushes and clippers, a thimble and thread with other detritus of day-to-day life.
The boot got the boot, the wheelbarrow got wheeled out, and the thimble is no more.
Even a tiny amount of VX, less than would fill a thimble, can kill.
Other favorites: Kiss Thimble Tassel Necklaces, made from antique Victorian thimbles ($60 to $95).
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The boot has been booted, the wheelbarrow has been wheeled out, and the thimble got the thumbs down in the latest version of the board game Monopoly.
Update, 2/17/2017: Well, per the world's vote to replace classic Monopoly tokens, the game's beloved thimble just got the boot.
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Origin and Etymology of thimble
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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