Definition of Gymping

1. gymp [v] - See also: gymp



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gymping

gymnothecium
gymnotoka
gymnotus
gymnure
gymnures
gymp
gymped
gymping (current term)
gymps
gyms
gymslip
gymslipped
gymslips
gyn-
gynae
gynaecandrous
gynaecea
gynaeceum
gynaecia
gynaecian
gynaecium
gynaeco-

Literary usage of Gymping

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1850)
"To avoid the want of uniformity of resistance of the gymping thread, arising from ... Saturating the wick before gymping with tallow : they are subsequently ..."

2. Iron edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1850)
"To avoid the want of uniformity of resistance of the gymping thread, arising from ... Saturating the wick before gymping with tallow : they are subsequently ..."

3. The Exchequer Reports: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, William Newland Welsby, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Edwin Tyrrell Hurlstone, John Gordon (1854)
"... was not a new invention in the manufacture of candles at the date of the patent, nor was the plaintiff the inventor thereof. 4. The gymping of wicks, ..."

4. The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English by Robert Campbell, Frederick Pollock, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1908)
"... or by gymping them together, or by any other suitable way by which they can be wove or combined together; so that, when a plaited wick of three parts is ..."

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