palmer: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pä'mur, päl'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a pilgrim, esp. of the Middle Ages, who had returned from the Holy Land bearing a palm branch as a token.
  2. any religious pilgrim.
  3. palmerworm.
  1. to wander; go idly from place to place.


Pronunciation: (pä'mur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who palms a card, die, or other object, as in cheating at a game or performing a magic trick.


Pronunciation: (pä'mur or, for 5, päl'-), [key]
— n.
  1. 1855–1902, U.S. educator.
  2. born 1929, U.S. golfer.
  3. 1845–1913, Canadian originator of chiropractic medicine.
  4. 1842–1933, U.S. educator, philosopher, and author.
  5. a town in S Massachusetts. 11,389.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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