Gim"mal (?), n. [Prob. the same word as gemel. See Gemel, and cf. Gimbal.]

1.

Joined work whose parts move within each other; a pair or series of interlocked rings.

2.

A quaint piece of machinery; a gimmer.

[Obs.]

 

© Webster 1913.


Gim"mal, a.

Made or consisting of interlocked ring or links; as, gimmal mail.

In their pale dull mouths the gimmal bit Lies foul with chewed grass. Shak.

Gimmal joint. See Gimbal joint, under Gimbal.

 

© Webster 1913.

This second sense originally noded mis-scanned as Gommal. - Ed.

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