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Elmer

[el-mer]
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  1. a male given name: from Old English words meaning “noble” and “famous.”
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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

  • Puma stopped and looked at him stealthily: “What is it you would do, Elmer?”

    The Crimson Tide

    Robert W. Chambers

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

    The Crimson Tide

    Robert W. Chambers

  • "Yes, and smarter yet for Elmer to discover the impression, and read it," declared Chatz.

    Pathfinder

    Alan Douglas