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limmer

[lim-er]
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noun Scot. and North England.
  1. a woman of loose morals; hussy.
  2. a prostitute or strumpet.
  3. Obsolete. a scoundrel or rogue.
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Origin of limmer

1425–75; late Middle English (Scots); see limb1 (def. 6; Middle English develes lim limb of Satan), -er1
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  • “Oh, the limmer,” he cried, and started up as if to fly at me again.

    The Dew of Their Youth

    S. R. Crockett

  • I will take your counsel; and now I will go at once to Limmer's.

    My Novel, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • The dinner at Limmer's went off very differently from what it ought to have done.

    My Novel, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • He stayed with her an hour, revisited the count, and then strolled to Limmer's.

    My Novel, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • Randal dressed in haste, and went at once to Limmer's hotel.