Definition of Palmer

1. Noun. United States golfer (born in 1929).

Exact synonyms: Arnold Daniel Palmer, Arnold Palmer
Generic synonyms: Golf Player, Golfer, Linksman

Definition of Palmer

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

2. n. 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.

3. n. A palmerworm.

4. n. A palmerworm.

Definition of Palmer

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An English from=Middle English) ¹

2. Noun. A pilgrim who had been to the Holy Land and who brought back a palm branch in signification. ¹

3. Noun. One who palms or cheats, as at cards or dice. ¹

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Definition of Palmer

1. a religious pilgrim [n -S]

Medical Definition of Palmer

1. 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. "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) Origin: From Palm the tree. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palmer

palmetto bug
palmetto bugs
palmic acid

Literary usage of Palmer

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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1889)
"HENRY Palmer the elder of St Mary Aldermanbury, London, Merchant, 19 April 1739, proved 22 May 17-10. To my brother Thomas Palmer of Boston in New England ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"The plaintiffs further allege that the said defendants JP Palmer and GWS Hart ... All of the parties claiming from a common source of title In JP Palmer, ..."

3. Who's who in America by John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis (1903)
"Près. Palmer Land Co.. Palmer Water Co., Harvey Steel Co., ... Queen M. Palmer. Served in Union army, 1^01-5 mustered out with rank brlg.-gea. ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"See Palmer, Alice Elvira Palmer, George Thomas Opportunities for contact ... Am Law R 50:368-414 My '16 Palmer, Luella Angelina Kindergarten exhibit at the ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1873)
"THE CHICAGO BOOK FAIR DIRECTORY The Palmer Hous* Again the Mecca Chicago has hotels aplenty, some of them strangely old-fashioned, others of a more modern ..."

6. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Outlook 115:460-1 Mr 14 '17 Palmer, Elizabeth Hatch Roman coins as ... Country Life 32:148 My '17 Palmer, Luella A. Kindergarten and the primary grades. ..."

7. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"Palmer, Clarence A. Compendium of parliamentary rules concerning mm ions, ... Palmer, Florence Ursula. One year of Sunday school lessons for voting ..."

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