palmer

noun
palm·​er | \ˈpä-mər, ˈpäl-, ˈpȯ-, ˈpȯl-\

Definition of palmer 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: a person wearing two crossed palm leaves as a sign of a pilgrimage made to the Holy Land

Palmer

biographical name (1)
Palm·​er | \ˈpä-mər, ˈpäl-mər\

Definition of Palmer (Entry 2 of 3)

Arnold (Daniel) 1929–2016 American golfer

Palmer

biographical name (2)

Definition of Palmer (Entry 3 of 3)

Daniel David 1845–1913 American founder of chiropractic

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PALMER — A proposal for a public vote on a 2 percent sales tax to pay for schools didn't make it out of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly chambers Tuesday night. Zaz Hollander, Alaska Dispatch News, "Mat-Su Assembly indefinitely postpones public vote on sales tax amid opposition," 2 Aug. 2017 Palmer is slated to begin his afternoon round at 1:40 p.m. Martin Flores, a touring pro who played at Mansfield High School, opened with a 68 and will begin his afternoon round at 3-under. Jimmy Burch, star-telegram.com, "Surprise leaders surface at U.S. Open qualifier in Dallas," 5 June 2017 Palmer considered making the move, but was thwarted by his mother, who was not present during the visit, according to a source. James Smith, NOLA.com, "LSU target Ja'Marr Chase still undecided, Lavonte Valentine in play and more," 27 June 2017

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First Known Use of palmer

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13th century, in the meaning defined above

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