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Definition of the noun wimble
What does wimble mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: wimbles
- hand tool for boring holes
Definition of the verb wimble
What does wimble mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: wimbled | wimbling | wimbles
- [transitive] To truss hay with a wimble.
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The Traveller's Library (1856)
-Will Wimble is the younger brother to ...
T, 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.
Jonathan Swift, D. D. by --- (1853)
Will Wimble is the younger brother ...
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 ...
Suffolk 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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
The 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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Video shows what wimble means. Any of various hand tools for boring holes.. Wimble Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...
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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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