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Thimblerig
Thimblerig Thim"ble*rig`, n. A sleight-of-hand trick played with three small cups, shaped like thimbles, and a small ball or little pea.
Thimblerig
Thimblerig Thim"ble*rig`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thimblerigged; p. pr. & vb. n. Thimblerigging.] 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.

Meaning of Thimblerig from wikipedia

- The s**** game (also known as thimblerig, three s**** and a pea, the old army game) is portra**** as a gambling game, but in reality, when a wager for...
- by George Russell. While traveling to San Antonio, they are joined by Thimblerig, a riverboat gambler, and Busted Luck, a Comanche tribesman. Reaching...
- The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. He pla**** a Tennessee soldier (called Thimblerig) in John Wayne's The Alamo (1960). He portra**** Sam Houston in several...
- Nielsen - Dr. Nielsen Álex de la Iglesia - Cameo. Alex de la Iglesia - Thimblerig in Alpedrete de los Almodovares Miguel Ángel Jenner - Voice over in Los...
- Alamo" (February 23, 1955): Crockett and Russel join a gambler named Thimblerig (Hans Conreid) on their trek to Texas, where they arrive to battle Mexico's...
- Jefferson / Crook (voice) Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier (1955) as Thimblerig The Miracle on 34th Street (1955) as Mr. S****hammer [TV adaptation] You're...
- Dawn Rider-Waite-Smith Book of Thoth (Crowley) I. The Juggler I. The Thimblerig, or Bateleur 15. Illness I. The Magus 1. The Magician I. The Magician...
- though not one of Crockett's band, but of Bowie's band. Denver Pyle as Thimblerig (the Gambler), one of Crockett's Tennessee volunteers. Aissa Wayne as...
- the lady" is essentially the same as the centuries-older s**** game or thimblerig (except for the props). The trickster shows three playing cards to the...
- that the cups and balls effect, or its related deceptive gambling game, thimblerig, possibly dates back to Ancient Egypt. Because of its context, modern...
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