Gummer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gummer A punch-cutting tool, or machine for deepening and enlarging the spaces between the teeth of a worn saw.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gummer A tool or machine for gulleting saws, or for enlarging the spaces between the teeth of worn saws.
    • n gummer A workman whose business it is to use the gummer in widening the spaces between the teeth of a saw.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From 2d Gum

Usage

In literature:

This was precisely what I had wanted, and I accepted thankfully, regardless of the feelings of Mrs. Gummer.
"The Vanishing Man" by R. Austin Freeman
Hinchman and Gummere's Lives of Great English Writers (Houghton, Mifflin) is a good single volume, containing thirty-eight biographies.
"English Literature" by William J. Long
Miss P., an experienced "gummer" on vamp linings, is a New England girl, and makes $8 or $9 a week.
"The Woman Who Toils" by Mrs. John Van Vorst and Marie Van Vorst
Gummere, Amelia M., 274.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Gummere, Francis B., xvii.
"A Manual of the Art of Fiction" by Clayton Hamilton
Gummere, Francis B., xiii.
"Materials and Methods of Fiction" by Clayton Hamilton
See also reviews of Gummere, under year 1909, below.
"Beowulf" by R. W. Chambers
If he is a trapper or spruce gummer the winter is his harvest time.
"Woodcraft" by E. H. (Elmer Harry) Kreps
Gummere thinks that the early poetry of man was communal and that modern personal lyric poetry is a development from communal poetry.
"The Literature of Ecstasy" by Albert Mordell
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In news:

Necar Azadegan as Gina and Mamie Gummer as Emily Owens on "Emily Owens, M.D".
Grace Gummer Joins 'The Newsroom'.
For Mamie Gummer , filming The CW's new series, Emily Owens, M.D.
Costarring in the medical drama alongside Aja Naomi King, Michael Rady and Justin Hartley, Gummer , 29, tells Us Weekly shooting the series reminded her of roaming the halls of Connecticut's Kent School.
Actress Mamie Gummer portrays the title character in the CW drama series "Emily Owens M.D".
Mamie Gummer finds stardom as 'Emily Owens, M.D.
Mamie Gummer attended the Altuzarra show last month at Fashion Week.
LIGHT seems to chase Mamie Gummer wherever she goes.
This Oct 2, 2012 photo shows American actress Mamie Gummer posing for a portrait in New York.
Gummer checks in to 'Emily Owens'.
CBS Party Diary With Leslie Moonves, Michael Chiklis and Mamie Gummer .
Showtime's 'The Big C' Adds Mamie Gummer for Season 3.
Grace Gummer joins the family business, after a few detours.
M ost Thanksgivings, the Gummer children—the three daughters and one son of Meryl Streep and Don Gummer —would put on plays for the grown-ups.
An Extraordinary Tradition edited by Scott Gummer .
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