1) An alternative spelling of wimble, that is a boring tool, used in many crafts, and common in farming and coal-mining contexts.

First noted in a goldsmith's inventory: 1490 de j veteri cerobro, Anglice a womyll, ijd, York and then in a list of farming tools: 1571 a gavelock and 3 womles, Elmswell,. Sometimes, it waws specifically a tool used by carpenters: 1581 payd for a paling womble, Stockeld. Many different types of wimble are mentioned in the records.

dates 1490 1571 1581

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