gimmer

noun (1)
gim·​mer | \ ˈgimər \
plural -s

Definition of gimmer

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 chiefly Scottish : a yearling female sheep : a two-tooth ewe
2 dialectal, British : a woman friend : crony

gimmer

noun (2)
gim·​mer
variants: or gimmor \ ˈjimə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of gimmer (Entry 2 of 2)

1 dialectal : hinge, clasp
2 obsolete : gimmal usually used in plural

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History and Etymology for gimmer

Noun (1)

Middle English gymbyre, gymmer, from Old Norse gymbr a live lamb one year old

Noun (2)

probably alteration of gemel entry 1

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“Gimmer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gimmer. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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