fingerstall

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fingerstall

A thimble-shaped device constructed of leather, plastic or other material, used to protect one or more fingers exposed to sharp objects.
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The amount saved was actually greater than those figures indicated, because latex gloves, finger protectors and needle dispensers were available only in store brand versions, and were not included in the national brand tally.
It has also issued 90,000 finger protectors, which allow postal workers to put letters through the letterbox while shielding themselves from injury.
We also introduced them to the No Gloves, which are the little rubber finger protectors that slip onto the string, and experimented with gloves and tabs so they could choose what they liked best.