verb (used without object)
- palme, olof,
- palmer archipelago,
- palmer land,
- palmer peninsula,
- palmer worm,
- palmer, arnold
Origin of palmer1
Origin of palmer2
Examples from the Web for palmer
This Palmer stands for elegance and sophistication: the embodiment of natural gifts, both athletic and personal.
Palmer's inability to reach a synthesis in almost any area of his life is what makes him exasperating.
"My wife and I have been married for nineteen years," says Palmer, mulling the stress-fracture in his family life.
Just as Palmer, taken in sixty-second doses, seems relaxed, so, measured over hours, he seems in need of a sedative.
I got the word," says Palmer, "that Peters had said, 'I don't want Palmer to start another game here this year.'
Mrs. Palmer alone was absent from her guests, sitting at the telephone.The Relentless City|Edward Frederic Benson
Lately a more satisfactory method, suggested by Mr. Palmer, has been employed.Photographs of Nebul and Clusters|James Edward Keeler
"I lost faith in man long ago," answered Palmer, smiling sardonically.Forty-one Thieves|Angelo Hall
Heidegger's tires were Palmer's, leaving longitudinal stripes.The Return of Sherlock Holmes|Arthur Conan Doyle
You know that I left Palmer here about eleven months ago, on the return from that island voyage.Life of John Coleridge Patteson|Charlotte M. Yonge
Word Origin for palmer
"pilgrim who has returned from the Holy Land," late 12c. (as a surname), from Anglo-French palmer (Old French palmier), from Medieval Latin palmarius, from Latin palma "palm tree" (see palm (n.2)). So called because they wore palm branches in commemoration of the journey.