thimbleriggers love

Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of thimblerigger.

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Examples

  • With thimbleriggers, professional beggars and suitcases full of somersaulting toy dogs.

    Deadheading

  • But the park's management sent a series of strolling entertainers to work the line jugglers, clowns, antigrav dancers, musicians, thimbleriggers, and snack vendors-so the crowd wouldn't notice its slow progress.

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  • Dicers and thimbleriggers we hurried by after the hoofs, the vying caps and jackets and past the meatfaced woman, a butcher's dame, nuzzling thirstily her clove of orange.

    Ulysses

  • The crowd bawls of dicers, crown and anchor players, thimbleriggers, broadsmen.

    Ulysses

  • They're all crooked front-runners and thimbleriggers.

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  • Dicers and thimbleriggers we hurried by after the hoofs, the vying caps and jackets and past the meatfaced woman, a butcher’s dame, nuzzling thirstily her clove of orange.

    Ulysses

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  • "The crowd bowls of dicers, crown and anchor players, thimbleriggers, broadsmen." Joyce, Ulysses, 15

    January 1, 2008