American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly British An elderly woman.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old woman: the correlative of gaffer.
- n. obsolete An old woman.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An old wife; an old woman; -- correlative of
gaffer, an old man.
- Reduction of godmother or grandmother. (Wiktionary)
- Probably alteration (influenced by grandmother) of godmother. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Well, I'm not a 'gammer' so I can't assist you with your question.”
“All of you will also be broken heart when Obama losses GE, you watch and see and the only way it won't happen is if you put HC to the ticket and even that could also be a no gammer due to Obama!”
“| Reply you know this was on de pc gammer podcast a while ago, the guy (from pc gammer), said that he used to boxed and that he was sending his request to box uwe boll … dont know if he is the one owe boll boxed with.”
“Farewell, gammer; thanks and gramercy for your goods!”
“The young man who was currently calling himself Arthur Heath had taken it off his saddle (it amused him to call the skull so perched their lookout, "ugly as an old gammer, but perfect cheap to feed") and hung it here as a prank greeting.”
“They must not be in contact, -- perhaps because gaffer will gossip with gammer, and youth and maid will toy.”
“Gaffer and gammer, man and maiden, were distributed, the ladies to the right of the aisle, the gentlemen to the left.”
“_ Not I gammer indeed la, I dare not stay out late,”
“_ When you had put your self into a dogs skin, I pray how c'ud I help it; but gammer are not you a Witch? if you bee, I beg upon my knees you will not hurt me.”
“_ Ile have none of your money, gammer, because you are a Witch; and now she is out of her foure leg'd shape, ile see if with my two legs I can out-run her.”
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