wimble


1wim·ble

noun \ˈwim-bəl\

Definition of WIMBLE

:  any of various instruments for boring holes

Origin of WIMBLE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Middle Dutch wimmel auger; akin to Middle Low German wimmel auger
First Known Use: 13th century

2wimble

verb
wim·bledwim·bling \-b(ə-)liŋ\

Definition of WIMBLE

transitive verb
archaic
:  to bore with or as if with a wimble

First Known Use of WIMBLE

15th century

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