a bloomer


Amelia Jenks [jengks] , 1818–94, U.S. social reformer and women's-rights leader.
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bloomer1 (ˈbluːmə)
a plant that flowers, esp in a specified way: a night bloomer

bloomer2 (ˈbluːmə)
informal (Brit) a stupid mistake; blunder
[C20: from blooming]

bloomer3 (ˈbluːmə)
(Brit) a medium-sized loaf, baked on the sole of the oven, glazed and notched on top
[C20: of uncertain origin]

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