Definition of "wimble" [wim•ble]
- (noun) Any of numerous hand tools for boring holes.
Use "wimble" in a sentence
- "[Illustration] "A wimble is a long tool, like a great gimlet, with a cross handle, with which you turn it like a screw."
- "((Oxford English Dictionary) [21.13] A wimble is a auger or gimlet; apparently one can be large enough to bore holes in ground."
- "To him the artificers who followed him owed the invention of the axe, the wedge, the wimble, and the carpenter's level, and his restless mind was ever busy with new inventions."