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Definition of the noun wimble

What does wimble mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: wimbles

  1. hand tool for boring holes
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of wimble: auger / gimlet / screw auger
    • more generic word: drill = a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials

Definition of the verb wimble

What does wimble mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: wimbled | wimbling | wimbles

  1. [transitive] To truss hay with a wimble.

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Google previewThe Traveller's Library (1856)

-Will Wimble is the younger brother to ...

Google previewT, UVWXYZ Versability (2016)

by Roger J. Maderia

A wimble is a hand held tool for boring. A billfold is a name for a wallet. A vesper is a bell rung in the evening. Woodenware are wares made out of wood. A winnow removes chaff from grain with air. A wok for Asian cooking is quite good.

Google previewJonathan Swift, D. D. by --- (1853)

by JEFFREY

Will Wimble is the younger brother ...

Google previewDiccionario nuevo de las lenguas española y francesa ... (1851)

el mas amplio y el mejor que ha salido à luz hasta aora, en que se contiene la explicacion del español en francès y del francès en español, en dos partes by Joseph Addison

Will Wimble is the younger brother to a baronet and descended of the ancient family qf the Wimbles. This delineation, like the rest of the “ Spectator's” prominent characters, is too like life to have escaped the imputation of having been drawn ...

Google previewSuffolk Words and Phrases (1823)

Or, An Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms of that County by Edward Moor

Wimble is a sort of gimlet or small auger : some say it is a centre-bit — Perser, another sort of gimlet — a piercer, probably. The pronounciation of perse for pierce, we retain: and our sail- makers and workers in canvas, call a sharp instrument ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1818)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers: Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson

WIMBLE. m. s. [wimpel, old Dutch, ...

Google previewContested Etymologies in the Dictionary of the Rev. W. W. Skeat (1882)

by Hensleigh Wedgwood

wimble, in the same sense. " Hence," says Skeat, " the word is formed from a Teutonic base WIMB or WIMP, which is a substitution (for greater ease of pronunciation) for the base WIND." But why should wimb be easier of ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

veimiltyta, applied to a crooked person, but said by Cleasby to mean 'wimble-stick' (tyta, a pin f)) ; appar. connected with MD. weme, a wimble, wemelen, bore, this verb being appar. connected with ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

veimiltjta, applied to a crooked person, but said by Cleasby to mean “wimble-stick' (tyta, a pin 3)); appar. connected with MD. weme, a wimble, wemelen, bore, this verb being appar. connected with ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

wimpel, a wimble, = Dan. wimmel, an auger, = OSw, wimla (Molbech), an auger (not to be identified with Icel."veimil, which occurs but once, in comp. veimiltyta, applied to a crooked person, but said by Cleasby to mean “wimble- stick' (tyta, ...

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Scrabble value of W4I1M3B3L1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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