Definition of Gimping

1. Verb. (present participle of gimp) ¹



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Definition of Gimping

1. gimp [v] - See also: gimp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gimping

gimmickries
gimmickry
gimmicks
gimmicky
gimmie
gimmies
gimmor
gimmors
gimp hand
gimp suit
gimped
gimpier
gimpiest
gimpiness
gimping (current term)
gimps
gimpy
gin
gin-and-It
gin and it
gin and tonic
gin burglars
gin fizz
gin mill
gin palace
gin palaces
gin pole

Literary usage of Gimping

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1. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1904)
"Towards the middle of the seventeenth century, when it was discovered that by twisting or gimping round a gut string a fine silver wire its weight could be ..."

2. Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX by Alice Morse Earle (1903)
"Draw with art the graceful sack Ornament it well with gimping, Flowers, furbelows, and crimping Let of ruffes many a row Guard her ..."

3. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1854)
"... the whole is then bound round in the manner called gimping; and of this wick, twice the length of the intended candle is twisted double round a rod, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"... the whole is then bound round in the manner called gimping ; and of this wick, twice the length of the intended candle is twisted double round a rod, ..."

5. Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages by Percy Society (1849)
"Draw with art the graceful sack ; Ornament it well with gimping, Flounces, furbelows, and crimping ; Let of ruffles many a row, Guard her elbows, ..."

6. Dynamo-electric Machinery: A Manual for Students of Electrotechnics by Silvanus Phillips Thompson (1896)
"iIr Bl« gimping-pieces are external clamps .;jj si jface is turned up \Jed or otherwise p slip between it Con- •ors by means of ..."

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