Origin of gimbals
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When he opened his eyes he looked up and saw a hanging-lamp that creaked on its gimbals as it swayed to the roll of the schooner.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day
We both stepped to the open skylight and peered down through it at the barometer, which hung in gimbals from the fore transom.A Middy of the King|Harry Collingwood
The meter is in gimbals and is directed by a conical rudder which keeps it facing the stream with its axis horizontal.
When fitted in gimbals, it can be used at sea with much advantage.
To effect this they are suspended in gimbals by a brass arm.