See also: WHIM

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Etymology 1Edit

Apocopal derivation of "whim-wham."

NounEdit

whim (plural whims)

  1. A fanciful impulse, or whimsical idea
    • Churchill
      Let every man enjoy his whim.
  2. (mining) A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes
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Etymology 2Edit

Compare whimbrel.

NounEdit

whim (plural whims)

  1. A bird, the European widgeon.
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