Palm"er (?), n. [From Palm, v. t.]

One who palms or cheats, as at cards or dice.

 

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Palm"er, n.[From Palm the tree.]

A wandering religious votary; especially, one who bore a branch of palm as a token that he had visited the Holy Land and its sacred places. Chaucer.

Pilgrims and palmers plighted them together.
P. Plowman.

The pilgrim had some home or dwelling place, the palmer had none. The pilgrim traveled to some certain, designed place or places, but the palmer to all.
T. Staveley.

 

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Palm"er (?), n.

1. (Zoöl.)

A palmerworm.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Angling)

Short for Palmer fly, an artificial fly made to imitate a hairy caterpillar; a hackle.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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Palm"er (?), n.

1. (Zoöl.)

A palmerworm.

2. (Angling)

Short for Palmer fly, an artificial fly made to imitate a hairy caterpillar; a hackle.

 

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