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  • n. Obsolete form of hermit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hermit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of hermit.

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Examples

  • ‘Sir ... pe-ermit me to ask,’ he began in a haughty voice, ‘by what right you are — er — shooting here, sir?’

    A Sportsman's Sketches

  • ABIDJAN - Some 55,000 African migrant workers have left Gabon to beat Wednesday's deadline to buy a costly residence ermit, crowding planes, boats and trucks out of the oil-exporting central African country.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Ain't no one there but a pack o 'bleedin' savages and some old 'ermit named Pooka livin' in a hut.

    Once An Angel

  • Rocamadour, was built on a rock wall at a point were the body of an old ermit was discovered mummified.

    Global Culture

  • 'ermit in a cave, or go an' live in Tibbet, or give away every farthin '

    Our Elizabeth A Humour Novel

  • 'E ses to me' is very self the other day, 'e ses,' Sooner than get married I'd go and dwell in the wilderness, I'd go to Tibbet, be an 'ermit in a cave, give up baccy, and give away every farthin' I 'ad in the world.'"'

    Our Elizabeth A Humour Novel

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  • The Indians of the Six Nations refused to sell it, saying the great God would not]) ermit them.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • An applicant for a]) ermit for the oi) ening of the surface of. a street shall state with substantial accuracy the location, shape and dimensions of the space which it is desired to open and the name and residence of the person, firm or corporation ask - ing for the permit. iken "'e" et SECTION 3.

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  • One of several Scots terms for the earwig, which see (comments).

    June 2, 2011