Definition of Gomer

1. n. A Hebrew measure. See Homer.

2. n. A conical chamber at the breech of the bore in heavy ordnance, especially in mortars; -- named after the inventor.

Definition of Gomer

1. Noun. An undesirable patient or a patient who does not need medical care. ¹

2. Noun. A Hebrew measure of dry weight. ¹

3. Noun. A conical chamber at the breech of the bore in heavy ordnance, especially in mortars. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gomer

1. an undesirable hospital patient [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gomer

goltschuts
golubtsy
goluptious
gom
goman
gombeen
gombeens
gombo
gombos
gombro
gombroon
gombroons
gombros
gome
gomenol
gomer (current term)
gomeral
gomerals
gomerel
gomerels
gomeril
gomerils
gomers
gomesi
gomesis
gomiliximab
gomitoli
gommelin
gomoku
gomokus

Literary usage of Gomer

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1. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"ons among the sons of gomer, was the father of the Thra- cians, as all authors, ... It followeth now to speak of the sons of gomer, which were three: ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"In ' gomer,' his most ambitious philological work, Williams dealt with the ... gomer ; or a Brief Analysis of the Language and Knowledge of the Ancient ..."

3. The Welsh of Columbus, Ohio: A Study in Adaptation and Assimilation by Daniel Jenkins Williams (1913)
"THE gomer SETTLEMENT IN ALLEN COUNTY While the Welsh from Cardiganshire were nocking into Jackson and Gallia Counties, the Welsh from Montgomeryshire were ..."

4. Publications (1853)
"Peter gomer the mason and Jacob the goldsmith, for the name of Christ, were drowned together in a tub. ..."

5. The End: Or, The Proximate Signs of the Close of this Dispensation by John Cumming (1855)
"Advancing again along the Danube, these same descendants of gomer peopled what is now called Germany, the name being derived from gomer; Germany being not ..."

6. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"6, gomer designates a people who are named in connection with Gog and Magog, ... The latter view finds an early support in Josephus, who renders gomer by ..."

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