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Thimblerig

Thim´ble`rig`
n.1.A sleight-of-hand trick played with three small cups, shaped like thimbles, and a small ball or little pea.
v. t.1.To swindle by means of small cups or thimbles, and a pea or small ball placed under one of them and quickly shifted to another, the victim laying a wager that he knows under which cup it is; hence, to cheat by any trick.
Noun1.thimblerig - a swindling sleight-of-hand game; victim guesses which of three things a pellet is under
Synonyms: shell game
beat, beguile of, bilk, boiler room, bucket shop, bunco, bunco game, burn, cheat, chisel, chouse, chouse out of, cog, cog the dice, con, con game, confidence game, cozen, crib, defraud, diddle, do in, do out of, euchre, finagle, flam, fleece, flimflam, fob, fudge, goldbrick, gouge, gull, gyp, have, hocus, hocus-pocus, mulct, pack the deal, pigeon, practice fraud upon, rook, scam, screw, sell gold bricks, shave, shell game, shortchange, skin game, stack the cards, stick, sting, swindle, take a dive, thimblerigging, throw a fight, victimize
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thigh boot
thigh boots
thigh pad
thigh-slapper
thighbone
Thigmotactic
Thigmotaxis
Thilk
Thill
Thill coupling
Thiller
Thimble
Thimbleberry
Thimbleeye
Thimbleful
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Thimblerigger
Thimbleweed
thimerosal
Thin
thin air
thin client
thin out
thin person
Thin section
thin-leaved bilberry
thin-leaved stringybark
thin-shelled mussel
Thin-skinned
Thine
Thing
Thing adjudged
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