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See definition of gimlet on Dictionary.com
  • as inauger
  • as indrill

synonyms for gimlet

  • borer
  • grill
  • tool
  • auger
  • awl
  • bit
  • borer
  • corkscrew
  • countersink
  • dibble
  • implement
  • jackhammer
  • punch
  • riveter
  • trepan
  • trephine
  • wimble
  • rotary tool
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How to use gimlet in a sentence

Gorenflot went off quite happy, and then Chicot made, with a gimlet, a hole in the partition at about the height of his eye.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
To broach a pipe, pierce it with an auger or gimlet, four fingers- breadth over the lower rim, so that the dregs may not rise.
EARLY ENGLISH MEALS AND MANNERSVARIOUS
He stood, shivering, with gimlet flames in his eyes, his fingers twitching restlessly.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
Tom had broken his gimlet and three extra ones which fortunately some one had brought.
TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH
I will not have thee strike thy gimlet into these weak vessels; prick thine enemies, Ralph.
THE MERMAID SERIES. EDITED BY H. ELLIS. THE BEST PLAYS OF THE OLD DRAMATISTS. THOMAS DEKKER. EDITED, WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY ERNEST RHYS.THOMAS DEKKER
This weapon he usually carries under his tail, but when about to be used makes him resemble a gimlet in form.
LETTERS FROM THE ALLEGHANY MOUNTAINSCHARLES LANMAN
She turned around in joyful relief to encounter a pair of gimlet-like black eyes in the face of an old woman.
THE CAMERONS OF HIGHBOROBETH B. GILCHRIST
To conceal this lock, draw the string through the gimlet hole and fasten a nail on the string.
SHELTERS, SHACKS AND SHANTIESD.C. BEARD
But if a string is attached to one end it may be unfastened by pulling the string up through the gimlet hole in the door.
SHELTERS, SHACKS AND SHANTIESD.C. BEARD
The door shows the two strings H and K coming through gimlet holes near the top.
SHELTERS, SHACKS AND SHANTIESD.C. BEARD
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WORDS RELATED TO GIMLET

  • borer
  • gimlet
  • grill
  • tool
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