noun gim·mal \ˈgi-məl, ˈji-\

Definition of gimmal

  1. 1 gimmals plural :  joined work (as in a clock) whose parts move within each other

  2. 2 :  a finger ring consisting of a pair or series of interlocked rings

Origin and Etymology of gimmal

alteration of obsolete gemel double ring — more at gimbal

First Known Use: 1598

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