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Words related to thumbhole

the hole in a woodwind that is closed and opened with the thumb

a finger hole made to fit the thumb (as in a bowling ball)

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20) These include a folding or telescoping stock, thumbhole stock, second handgrip or protruding grip that a person can hold with his or non-trigger hand, or a magazine capacity that exceeds seven rounds.
Bowling was the only company manufacturing an interchangeable thumbhole.
A pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon or a thumbhole stock.
Sleeve extensions with thumbhole cuffs to create a better seal against the cold
Excalibur's Matrix Mega 405 sports the Ergo Grip stock featuring a thumbhole design and pistol grip.
4 inches on the large model, 3 on the smaller model) and are engaged using a slender ovate thumbhole.
Configured in an ultra-reliable bullpup design with thumbhole stock, it feeds from a:10-, 30-or 50-round translucent magazine.
According to the bill, "(42) PISTOL GRIP--The term 'pistol grip' means a grip, a thumbhole stock, or any other characteristic that can function as a grip.
A semiautomatic shotgun with both of the following: a folding or telescoping stock; and a pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon, thumbhole stock or vertical handgrip.
In November a sizable order of the bowling ball interchangeable thumbhole inserts was shipped to Sun Rich International in Nada-Ku Kobe, Japan.
It features a 1:16-inch twist, Bentz chamber and an ambidextrous thumbhole stock design with a comb designed for scope use.
185) These features are: (1) the pistol grip or thumbhole stock--this "allow [s] the shooter to exert leverage on the gun during rapid firing by holding it firmly with both hands;" (186) (2) another grip protruding from the front of the weapon--this allows the shooter to grip the weapon with the non-trigger hand, where the shooter is able to "gain[] leverage over an unruly weapon;" (187) (3) a barrel shroud--this is another way for the shooter to gain leverage over the weapon in the absence of a front grip, because the shooter can hold the actual barrel of the assault weapon; (188) and (4) a muzzle brake or muzzle compensator--this is designed to fight the recoil of a rapid-fire weapon, greatly increasing the weapon's accuracy.
This crossbow has a lightweight thumbhole stock that helps steady the crossbow for better accuracy.