noun cum·mer \ˈkəmər\

Definition of cummer



  1. 1 chiefly Scottish :  godmother

  2. 2 chiefly Scottish :  an intimate female friend

  3. 3 chiefly Scottish :  a woman or girl; also :  witch

  4. 4 chiefly Scottish :  midwife

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Origin and Etymology of cummer

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

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a brief usually trivial fact

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