1) A tub with a variety of domestic uses, among which were brewing, kneading, salting.
1341 duas kymelyns et duos parvos barellos, York
1419 j kymlyn, precii vd, Beverley
1485 Item j kymlyn pro carnibus salsandis xxd, Ripon
1545 towe kymlings for salting of beefe the one of woode the other of leade, Richmond
1581 1 lytyll kymnell, Anston. It developed numerous variant spellings: 1547 a kimbelett, Great Preston
1571 a kimiell or kneading tub, Elmswell
1574 ij gymletts xls with beafe in theme, Wensley
1589 Item one gymnel the price 3s, Downholme
1599 one chimblinge, Cottingley
1599 a kymbling and a tubb, Knaresborough
1602 one gimling, One barrel, one stand, Knaresborough
1731 a cimlin and a stanin stule, Austerfield. Whole animals could be preserved in kimlins: 1658 one kimlinge with a hogg salted in itt, Selby
1714 one kimblin with a cow salted therein, Knaresborough.