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gomerel

or gomeral, gomeril

[gom-er-uh l] /ˈgɒm ər əl/
noun, Scot. and North England
1.
a fool.
Origin of gomerel
1805-1815
1805-15; obsolete gome man (Old English guma; cognate with Gothic guma, Latin homō) + -rel
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  • I played the gomeral brawly, but in the darkness we blundered ram-stam through the Sassenach lines.

    A Daughter of Raasay William MacLeod Raine

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