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English → English (WordNet)
n : hand tool for boring holes [syn: auger, gimlet, screw auger
English → English (gcide)
Wimble \Wim"ble\, n. [OE. wimbil; akin to Dan. vimmel, OD.
wemelen to bore. Cf. Gimlet.]
An instrument for boring holes, turned by a handle.
(a) A gimlet. “ It is but like the little wimble, to let in
the greater auger.” --Selden.
(b) A stonecutter's brace for boring holes in stone.
(c) An auger used for boring in earth.
Wimble \Wim"ble\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wimbled; p. pr. & vb. n.
To bore or pierce, as with a wimble. “A foot soldier . . .
wimbled also a hole through said coffin.” --Wood.
Wimble \Wim"ble\, a. [Cf. Sw. vimmelkantig giddy, whimsical,
dial. Sw. vimmla to be giddy or skittish, and E. whim.]
Active; nimble.[Obs.] --Spenser.