What does the word palmer mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Thomas Hughes
  2. Mr. Palmer has a Whig meeting at Reading to- day and the town will be full. – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. " James Palmer," said Cappy, with his head down. – Duffels by Edward Eggleston