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Meaning of PALMER

Pronunciation:  'pâmur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  United States golfer (born in 1929)
 

PALMER is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: Arnold Daniel Palmer, Arnold Palmer
 
 See Also: golf player, golfer, linksman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Palm"er\, n.
    1. (Zo["o]l.) A palmerworm.
    
    2. (Angling) Short for {Palmer fly}, an artificial fly made
       to imitate a hairy caterpillar; a hackle.
    
    
  2. \Palm"er\, n. [From {Palm}, v. t.]
    One who palms or cheats, as at cards or dice.
    
    
  3. \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.
    
    
  4. \Palm"er\, n.
    1. (Zo["o]l.) 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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