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wimble

[wim-buh l] /ˈwɪm bəl/
noun
1.
a device used especially in mining for extracting the rubbish from a bored hole.
2.
a marbleworker's brace for drilling.
3.
any of various other instruments for boring.
verb (used with object), wimbled, wimbling.
4.
to bore or perforate with or as if with a wimble.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English < Middle Dutch or Middle Low German wimmel auger; see gimlet
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wimble

/ˈwɪmbəl/
noun
1.
any of a number of hand tools, such as a brace and bit or a gimlet, used for boring holes
verb
2.
to bore (a hole) with or as if with a wimble
Word Origin
C13: from Middle Dutch wimmel auger
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