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 Gimlet Eye (g hard).Gin Sling. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gimmer (g soft),
 
or Jimmer, a jointed hinge. In Somersetshire, gimmace. We have also gemel. A gimmal is a double ring; hence gimmal-bit. (Shakespeare: Henry V., iv. 2.)   1
 


 Gimlet Eye (g hard).Gin Sling. 

 
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