noun Chiefly British.
Examples from the Web for mercer
Mercer says that allowing word of the rooftop missiles to get out was an “extremely savvy” move.
Both the Mercer girls kissed Dal on the strength of it, and Anne was furious.When a Man Marries|Mary Roberts Rinehart
In one of these skirmishes, the Americans were routed, and Captain Mercer was killed.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 2 (of 5)|John Marshall
Still feeling none too well, Mercer and I made our way to the narrow deck.
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Word Origin for mercer
British Dictionary definitions for mercer (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for mercer
early 12c., "dealer in textile," from Old French mercier "shopkeeper, tradesman," from Vulgar Latin *merciarius, from Latin merx (see market (n.)).