from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A stupid or senseless person; a blockhead.
- Stupid; foolish.
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"He's ashamed, the wee French gomerel, " Marsali said matter-of-factly, confirming my supposition.
Nay, of course not, nor the whole street staring, ye crack-brained gomerel.
"Ye'd better put these back, ye auld gomerel," he said rudely.
"Because I do love ye, for all you're a thick-headed, slackwitted, lack-brained gomerel.