Gimleted
Gimlet Gim"let, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gimleted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gimleting}.] 1. To pierce or make with a gimlet. [1913 Webster]

2. (Naut.) To turn round (an anchor) by the stock, with a motion like turning a gimlet. [1913 Webster]


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  • Gimlet — Gim let, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gimleted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gimleting}.] 1. To pierce or make with a gimlet. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) To turn round (an anchor) by the stock, with a motion like turning a gimlet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gimleting — Gimlet Gim let, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gimleted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gimleting}.] 1. To pierce or make with a gimlet. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) To turn round (an anchor) by the stock, with a motion like turning a gimlet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gim|let — gim|let1 «GIHM liht», noun, verb, let|ed, let|ing or (especially British) let|ted, let|ting. –n. a small tool with a screw point for boring holes. –v.t …   Useful english dictionary

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