gimmer

A ewe between one and two years old.

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  • Gimmer — Gim mer, Gimmor Gim mor, n. [Cf. {Gimmal}, n.] A piece of mechanism; mechanical device or contrivance; a gimcrack. [Obs.] Bp. Hall. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gimmer — Fool or idiot. Outa my seat, gimmer …   Dictionary of american slang

  • gimmer — I Cleveland Dialect List a female sheep ... to its first bearing young II North Country (Newcastle) Words a female sheep from the first to the second shearing …   English dialects glossary

  • gimmer — n British a foolish, clumsy or unfortunate person. The words originated as Scottish and northern English dialect terms for a helpless young ewe or old sheep. They are still used primarily as contemptuous descriptions of females …   Contemporary slang

  • gimmer — Noun. An elderly person. Originally the term only applied to women. Derog …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • gimmer — gim·mer …   English syllables

  • gimmer — …   Useful english dictionary

  • gimmer-lamb —  a ewe lamb ; also a two years old sheep. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • gelt-gimmer —  a barren ewe. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • nim-gimmer — …   Useful english dictionary

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