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- n. A ewe between one and two years old.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A piece of mechanism; mechanical device or contrivance; a gimcrack.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ewe that is two years old.
- n. A contemptuous term for a woman.
- n. A gimbal.
- n. A hinge.
Unexpectedly, after droughts in New Zealand and an increased demand for lamb in China and Africa, sheep prices are at their highest for a long time about £110 for a gimmer – a young ewe.
A low moment was watching, with a hammering heart, a gimmer who'd run along a rocky promenade and jumped into a rough sea after delivering a healthy lamb.
It was mostly white, with just a gimmer of the prismatic colors of a conventional rainbow, but it was impressive.
A gimmer with a hard g is 'a ewe between the first and second shearing.'
You see, when I were nine yeer owd, my father gave me two gimmer lambs an 'I were prouder yon day nor iver
Thanks, yahyah, for this gimmer of light in our current dark days.
He explained that a tup is a boy and a gimmer is a girl.
Isaac told the Evening Mail's Nature Watch that Judith has had a tup lamb and a gimmer lamb.
His friend Simon Graham, also 19, from Hallrigg Farm, Plumpton, triumphed in the highly competitive texel section with a shearling gimmer ewe.
Victoria Watson, from Ravenglass, won the prize for the champion Herdwick, with her gimmer lamb.
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