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Gimmal definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GIM'MAL, n. Some device or machinery.
GIM'MAL, a. Consisting of links.

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: alteration of obsolete gemel double ring more at gimbal Date: 1598 1. plural joined work (as in a clock) whose parts move within each other 2. a finger ring consisting of a pair or series of interlocked rings

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Gimmal 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.]

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