wimble

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

wimble (plural wimbles)

  1. Any of various hand tools for boring holes.

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Verb[edit]

wimble (third-person singular simple present wimbles, present participle wimbling, simple past and past participle wimbled)

  1. (transitive) To truss hay with a wimble.
  2. To bore or pierce, as with a wimble.
    • Wood
      A foot soldier [] wimbled also a hole through said coffin.

Adjective[edit]

wimble (comparative more wimble, superlative most wimble)

  1. (obsolete) active; nimble
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)