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Any of numerous hand tools for boring holes.
[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, probably from Middle Dutch wimmel; see weip- in Indo-European roots.]
(Tools) any of a number of hand tools, such as a brace and bit or a gimlet, used for boring holes
(Mechanical Engineering) to bore (a hole) with or as if with a wimble
[C13: from Middle Dutch wimmel auger]
n., v. -bled, -bling. n.
1. a marbleworker's brace for drilling.
2. any of various instruments for boring.v.t.
3. to bore or perforate with or as if with a wimble.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Middle Dutch or Middle Low German wimmel auger; compare gimlet]
Past participle: wimbled