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Hutkin

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A cover for a sore finger, made by cutting off the finger of an old glove. The word hut in this instance is from the German huten (to guard or protect). It is employed in the German noun finger-hut (a thimble to protect the finger), and in the word huth or hut. (See Hodeken.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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