Bismer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bismer A rule steelyard.
    • n Bismer Shame; abuse.
    • Bismer (Zoöl) The fifteen-spined (Gasterosteus spinachia).
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bismer Abusive speech: as, “bakbitynge and bismer,”
    • n bismer A person worthy of scorn.
    • n bismer A balance or steelyard used in the northeast of Scotland, and in the Orkney and Shetland islands.
    • n bismer The name in the Orkney islands of the sea-stickleback, Spinachia vulgaris.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. bismer,