Definition of Gimlets

1. Noun. (plural of gimlet) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of gimlet) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gimlets

1. gimlet [v] - See also: gimlet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gimlets

gimbap
gimblet
gimblets
gimboid
gimboids
gimcrack
gimcrackeries
gimcrackery
gimcracks
gimel
gimels
gimlet
gimlet-eyed
gimleted
gimleting
gimlets (current term)
gimlety
gimmal
gimmals
gimme
gimme a five
gimmer
gimmers
gimmes
gimmick
gimmicked
gimmicking
gimmickries
gimmickry
gimmicks

Literary usage of Gimlets

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1. Teachers College Record by Columbia University. Teachers College (1900)
"A chest containing the following general tools and supplies retails at $750: saw, oil-stone, 2 honing strops, 6 auger bit gimlets, hatchet, oil can, ..."

2. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"... that person carried on a brisk trade in groceries, gimlets, broadcloth and linen-drapery), Andy presented himself at the counter and said, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"gimlets are of awl-form plus a screw. It consists of a small steel rod, one end of which is attached to a wooden handle which forms aT with the rod, ..."

4. Nature's teachings: human invention anticipated by nature by John George Wood (1877)
"Resisting Power of Earth.—Pitching Tents in Sand.—Hidden Forces of Nature.—The Aloe-leaf and its Growth.—A cruel Punishment.—Natural gimlets. ..."

5. Manual of Operative Surgery by John Fairbairn Binnie (1916)
"Provide four gimlets of the square-headed variety which fit in a brace or can be put in with ... The gimlets protruding from the wound are not in alignment. ..."

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