gimp Hines, next to Frank, seemed to have discarded his crutches, somewhere.
For a moment I toyed with the idea of being honest with the gimp.
To tell the truth, sir, you've knocked the gimp all out of me!
But then it did indeed occur to me that maybe I could make use of the gimp.
"If we had a beef roast, we'd put it in a sealed container of clear plastic," gimp laughed.
It'll want a piece of binding, or gimp, tacked around the edges.
"I'll check your ionic setting for you, Two-and-Two," gimp answered him.
gimp and Frank got permission to pass the lock after about fifteen minutes.
“Look,” he said, holding up the fragment of gimp attached by its loop to the line.
"I'll finance a load of trade stuff for them," gimp chuckled.
1925, "a crippled leg," also "a crippled person," perhaps by association with limp, or a corruption of gammy (see game (adj.)).
also gymp, ornamental material for trimming dresses, furniture, etc., 1660s, from French guimpe, Old French guimple "wimple, headdress, veil," from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German wimpal).
: The old guy was gimping across the street