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[el-mer] /ˈɛl mər/
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “noble” and “famous.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Anybody's beans are better than Elmer's, they couldn't help bein'.

    Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "That's what Elmer says, all right," she agreed, a trifle grim.

    The Aggravation of Elmer Robert Andrew Arthur
  • But this I affirm to you, Elmer; of politics I am innocent like there never was a cherubim!

    The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers
  • Puma stopped and looked at him stealthily: “What is it you would do, Elmer?”

    The Crimson Tide Robert W. Chambers
  • And from our crack-a-jack pathfinder, Elmer Chenowith, too, I warrant you.

    Pathfinder Alan Douglas

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