Wimbled
Wimble Wim"ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wimbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wimbling}.] To bore or pierce, as with a wimble. ``A foot soldier . . . wimbled also a hole through said coffin.'' --Wood. [1913 Webster]

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  • wimbled — n. drill, device which bores holes v. drill, make holes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wimbled — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wimble — Wim ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wimbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wimbling}.] To bore or pierce, as with a wimble. A foot soldier . . . wimbled also a hole through said coffin. Wood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wimbling — Wimble Wim ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wimbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wimbling}.] To bore or pierce, as with a wimble. A foot soldier . . . wimbled also a hole through said coffin. Wood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wimble — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Middle Dutch wimmel auger; akin to Middle Low German wimmel auger Date: 13th century any of various instruments for boring holes II. transitive verb (wimbled; wimbling) Date: 15th century …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • wimble — /wim beuhl/, n., v., wimbled, wimbling. n. 1. a device used esp. in mining for extracting the rubbish from a bored hole. 2. a marbleworker s brace for drilling. 3. any of various other instruments for boring. v.t. 4. to bore or perforate with or… …   Universalium

  • wimble — /ˈwɪmbəl/ (say wimbuhl) noun 1. a device in mining, etc., for extracting the rubbish from a bored hole. 2. a brace for drilling marble, etc. 3. any of various other instruments for boring, etc. –verb (t) (wimbled, wimbling) 4. to bore or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • wimble — [wim′bəl] n. [ME < Anglo Fr < MDu wimmel (or Fl wemel), an auger] any of various tools for boring, as a gimlet, auger, etc. vt. wimbled, wimbling Obs. to bore with a wimble …   English World dictionary

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