gimmal

noun
gim·​mal | \ ˈgi-məl How to pronounce gimmal (audio) , ˈji- How to pronounce gimmal (audio) \

Definition of gimmal

1 gimmals plural : joined work (as in a clock) whose parts move within each other
2 : a finger ring consisting of a pair or series of interlocked rings

First Known Use of gimmal

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for gimmal

alteration of obsolete gemel double ring — more at gimbal

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“Gimmal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gimmal. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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