limer

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Anglo-Norman limer (Old French liemier, French limier), from Old French liem (leash).

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Noun[edit]

limer (plural limers)

  1. (obsolete) A kind of dog kept on a lead; a bloodhound; a mongrel.

Etymology 2[edit]

lime + -er.

Noun[edit]

limer (plural limers)

  1. Someone who limes; someone who uses bird-lime or who limewashes.

Etymology 3[edit]

Origin unknown.

Noun[edit]

limer (plural limers)

  1. (West Indies) Someone who hangs around the streets; someone hanging out.
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lime +‎ -er or from Latin limāre, present active infinitive of limō.

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limer

  1. file (to smooth with a file)
  2. (vulgar) to fuck, shag, pound

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

līmer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of limo

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Noun[edit]

limer m (oblique plural limers, nominative singular limers, nominative plural limer)

  1. limer (hound)

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