noun (1)
lim·​er | \ ˈlīmə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of limer

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a leash hound especially : bloodhound


noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of limer (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : one that snares birds with birdlime
2 : one that uses or applies lime especially : a tannery worker who soaks hides and skins in lime solution to loosen the hair

called also limeman

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History and Etymology for limer

Noun (1)

Middle English, from Middle French limier, from Old French liemier, from lien leash, band, tie + -ier -er

Noun (2)

lime entry 2 + -er

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“Limer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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