Definitions

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  • n. The gathering ormers; ormer-collecting.

Etymologies

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From ormer +‎ -ing.

Examples

  • "And ormering in Grande Grève," laughed Miss Penny, who had spent a day there on that alluring pursuit and had come home bruised and wet and dirty.

    Pearl of Pearl Island

  • Well, suppose we say ormering then, if congering's too lively.

    Pearl of Pearl Island

  • Dave Hubert, 55, punctured his stomach while ormering on Monday when he fell on a spike from an upturned oyster table near Houmet Paradis.

    This Is Guernsey

  • But -- Well, it's a bad leg anyway, and she won't go ormering or anything else for a good long time to come. "

    Pearl of Pearl Island

  • And the doctor eyed him curiously for a moment, and then said, "Well, she says she hurt her leg ormering, slipped on a rock and got the hook in it.

    Pearl of Pearl Island

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