Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An opening made to fit a thumb, as in a bowling ball.
  • noun Music The hole on a wind instrument that is opened or closed with the thumb.

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  • noun A hole designed to receive a thumb.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the hole in a woodwind that is closed and opened with the thumb
  • noun a finger hole made to fit the thumb (as in a bowling ball)

Etymologies

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thumb +‎ hole

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