cummer

noun

cum·​mer
ˈkəmər
plural -s
1
chiefly Scottish : godmother
2
chiefly Scottish : an intimate female friend
3
chiefly Scottish : a woman or girl
also : witch
4
chiefly Scottish : midwife

Word History

Etymology

Middle English commare godmother, from Middle French commere, from Late Latin commater, from Latin com- + mater mother

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“Cummer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cummer. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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