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gomer

[goh-mer]
noun Slang.
  1. an undesirable hospital patient.
  2. an enemy aviator, especially in a dogfight.
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Origin of gomer

First recorded in 1965–70; of disputed orig.
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  • Gomer stands for the Germans in part, for those who descended from Gomer.

  • The gomer chamber (which see) is generally adopted in our service.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • According to the genealogy in Genesis, Gomer is the eldest son of Japhet.

  • How had the star of this daughter of Gomer waxed, while the star of these Cymry, his sons, had waned!

    Celtic Literature

    Matthew Arnold

  • That the descendants of the Gomer moved northward and established themselves in parts of Germany seems to be an established fact.

    The Prophet Ezekiel

    Arno C. Gaebelein