covered or wound tightly with a second amount of yarn or cable in a tight spiral, frequently by way of a gimping machine, leaving the core yarn straight and safeguarded (gimped yarn). In addition, usually, covered or twisted with string or line (gimped buttons).
Adorned with gimp (attractive trim); edged or embroidered.
Jagged, as a jagged or unequal side or outline; notched, edged with serrations or grooves; nicked, dented.
Crippled, injured; damaged as to awkwardly impede purpose.