Part of speech: noun

A medieval pilgrim who had visited Palestine and brought back a palm branch.

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Usage examples "palmer":

  1. " Two's enough, I think; all depends on the weather; but, if it's at all like today, you can't do better, I should think, than the old March brown and a palmer to begin with. - "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.
  2. Mr. Palmer has a Whig meeting at Reading to- day and the town will be full. - "Chippinge Borough", Stanley J. Weyman.
  3. " James Palmer," said Cappy, with his head down. - "Duffels", Edward Eggleston.