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  • n. Plural form of ormer.

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Examples

  • He carried on his head, as a fishwife carries a tray of ormers, a basket full of flagons of muscadella; and he did not lower the basket when he was shown into the room where the Seigneur of

    Michel and Angele — Complete

  • II -- fishwives called the merits of their conger-eels and ormers; and the clatter of a thousand sabots made the Vier Marchi sound like a ship-builder's yard.

    The Battle of the Strong — Complete A Romance of Two Kingdoms

  • Rolling a piece of spiced meat in his hand, he stuffed it into his mouth and chewed till the grease came out of his eyes, and took eagerly from a servant a flagon of malmsey and a dish of ormers.

    Michel and Angele — Volume 1

  • He carried on his head, as a fishwife carries a tray of ormers, a basket full of flagons of muscadella; and he did not lower the basket when he was shown into the room where the Seigneur of Rozel was sitting before a trencher of spiced veal and a great pot of ale.

    Michel and Angele — Volume 1

  • Pyramide -- the hospitable base of the statue of King George II -- fishwives called the merits of their conger-eels and ormers; and the clatter of a thousand sabots made the Vier Marchi sound like a ship-builder's yard.

    The Battle of the Strong — Volume 2 A Romance of Two Kingdoms

  • "Oh well, I found the mushrooms, coming home, and they were worth a pailful of ormers."

    Pearl of Pearl Island

  • It might be a splendid place for fishing, and for ormers and queens and oysters, and he don't want any one else to find it out. "

    Cormorant Crag A Tale of the Smuggling Days

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