a ring formed of two or more interlocked circlets
Origin of gimmalsee gimbal
- A finger ring made of two or more interlocked rings.
- Any of various linkages allowing one part to rotate within another rotating part, used especially in clockworks.
Origin of gimmalAlteration of obsolete gemel from Middle English sing. of gemelles twins from Old French pl. of jumel twin from Latin gemellus diminutive of geminus twin