• One who palms or cheats, as at cards or dice.
  • A pilgrim who had been to the Holy Land and who brought back a palm branch in signification.

    "Pilgrims and palmers plighted them together. – P. Plowman.The pilgrim had some home or dwelling place, the palmer had none. The pilgrim traveled to some certain, designed place or places, but the palmer to all. – T. Staveley."

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