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  • n. alternative form of gomeral, fool


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  • As if I mattered a tup's head, the silly gomeril, bless him!

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • "Yes, you gomeril" -- shoving one of the men sprawling into the stable

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • And she shoved him away from her for a foolish gomeril, trying not to smile at him, and declaring it was little he cared that he was leaving her, indeed.

    The End of the Rainbow

  • "Lord!" she said, "if the gomeril hasn't gone clean out of his wits this last night!"

    The Great Hunger

  • Hoots, ye gomeril, be off noo, an 'the puir lad wantin' ye.

    Corporal Cameron of the North West Mounted Police; a tale of the Macleod trail

  • "Ye gomeril!" returned his father; ye never luik an inch afore the pint

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • Knowing this to be the case, I would be a great gomeril to expect that I should be the only white swan that ever appeared; and that all parties in church and state, who are for cutting each other's throats on every other great question, should be unanimous only in what regards me.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

  • "And an unco fright ye gae me when ye cam ahint and took a grip o 'me," said Jenny, giving him a sly twitch with her finger and her thumb -- "if ye hadna been an auld acquaintance, ye daft gomeril" --

    Old Mortality, Complete

  • “Halliday’s a liar, and ye’re naething but a gomeril to hearken till him, Cuddie.

    Old Mortality

  • Follow me, ye gomeril; there's a track up the broo, "whispered McKinnon, and swung himself among the lowest of the bushes, and we followed.

    The McBrides A Romance of Arran


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  • goneril is a gomeril.


    December 1, 2008

  • a half-wit.

    January 14, 2008