Fimble
Fimble Fim"ble, n., or Fimble hemp Fim"ble hemp` (f[i^]m"b'l h[e^]mp`). [Corrupted from female hemp.] Light summer hemp, that bears no seed. [1913 Webster]

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  • fimble — ˈfimbəl noun or fimble hemp ( s) Etymology: Middle Dutch femeel, fimele, from Old French (chanvre) femelle, from chanvre hemp + femelle female more at female : a male hemp plant; also …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fimble — noun /ˈfɪmbəl/ the male hemp plant …   Wiktionary

  • fimble — fim·ble …   English syllables

  • fimble — /ˈfɪmbəl/ (say fimbuhl) noun the male or staminate plant of hemp, which is harvested before the female or pistillate plant. {Low German fimel, from French (chanvre) femelle, literally, female (hemp) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Fimble hemp — Fimble Fim ble, n., or Fimble hemp Fim ble hemp (f[i^]m b l h[e^]mp ). [Corrupted from female hemp.] Light summer hemp, that bears no seed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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