Dummerer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dummerer One who feigns dumbness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dummerer A dumb person; especially, one who feigns dumbness.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Dummerer a dumb person, esp. a rogue who feigns dumbness
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. dumb; Ger. dumm, stupid, Dut. dom.

Usage

In literature:

Then Dummerly claimed her for his bride; the wedding took place, and he was heir to the kingdom, and lived long and happily with his wife.
"Grimm's Fairy Stories" by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
A combination of situation and family associations is responsible for its name (Dummer's Hill).
"Somerset" by G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
Then Dummer pleaded for delay.
"The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him" by Paul Leicester Ford
Dummer, William, proclamation against Negroes of Boston, 226.
"History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1" by George W. Williams
Hinsdale, or Dummer's Fort, was the outpost on the Connecticut.
"Bay State Monthly, Volume I, No. 2, February, 1884" by Various
WILLIAM DUMMER POWELL, father of No.
"The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Volume 1" by John Charles Dent
Dummer, however, gave his views on the subject to Vaudreuil.
"A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I" by Francis Parkman
Present The Hono'ble William Dummer, Esqr., etc.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
A legal celebrity of the day, Chief Justice Dummer Powell, presided.
"The Red River Colony" by Louis Aubrey Wood
About this time a powerful rival of Downey's, known as the Dummer House, claimed attention at the other end of town.
"The Preacher of Cedar Mountain" by Ernest Thompson Seton
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In news:

Today marks the 21st anniversary of the death of former Kiss dummer Eric Carr.
Macduff Children HUGO DOCKING LILLIAN DUMMER MADELEINE DUMMER.
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In science:

Tungsten samples for the tests performed by Dummer et al.
Experimental results and constitutive modelling for tungsten and tantalum at high strain rates and very high temperatures
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