gimp means: This braid has a thick central core and is covered with a decorative outer layer. It’s sewn to form a raised area. (in Fashion Dictionary)

What else does gimp mean?

For trimming, a narrow braid of fabric or a rounded ribbon. (in Merlin Dictionary)

A limp or limping gait. (in Merlin Dictionary)

One who is unable to walk. (in Merlin Dictionary)

Walking with a limp. (in Merlin Dictionary)