10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIMMER»
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Survey of English Dialects: The Dictionary and Grammar
n a young sow after she has been served by a boar. *3. n a castrated female pig,
<= HOG III.8.8.gih Wo gilt pig n a YOUNG SOW m.8.5. gilt pig Y gimmer /. n [What
do you call the animals that give us wool? And the female?] What is it until the ...
Clive Upton, David Parry, John David Allison Widdowson, 1994
Survey English Dialects
n a SHEATH or other device used to keep a knitting-needle firm V.10.10. jiaj Y,
fiat: So shearer n a sheep from its first to its second shearing, <= GIMMER III.6.5.
jiaja Wa shearers n hand-operated SHEARS used to cut wool from sheep III.7.7.
The English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete ...
Ram This rev'rie spread about the cummer, Quo' rich auld Rob, I'll sey the gimmer
, TAvLoR Poems (1787) 59. Abd. Ugly gimmer, Si-mmsrs Poems (1790) 61. Lnk.
It fell sae late and myrk, The gimmers they grew frychted, RAmsAY Gentle Shep ...
Modern Sheep: Breeds and Management
The animal corresponding to the Scottish 'gimmer' is called in England a 'theave'
until she bears her first lamb, after which she is a 'four-toothed ewe;' the year after
, a 'six-toothed ewe' and after that a 'full-mouth ewe.' "In Scotland the shearing ...
William James Clarke, 1907
The Book of the Farm: Detailing the Labours of the Farmer, ...
After the first fleece has been shorn another change is made in the nomenclature,
the ewe-hogg then becomes a gimmer, the tupp-hogg a dinmont or shearle'ng-
tup, and the wether-hogg a dinmont, and these names are retained until the ...
for females, “ shearing ewe,” “ gimmer,” “ theave,” “ double-toothed ewe,” and “
double-toothed gimmer.” In Scotland the “tup-hogg” becomes a “shearlingtup,”
the “wether-hogg” a “dinmont” and the “ewe-hogg” a “ gimmer.
National Association of Wool Manufacturers, 1907
A Treatise on the Diseases of the Sheep: Being a Manual of ...
Birth to Tup lamb Hogg lamb Ewe lamb A sheep until weanweaning Ram lamb
Pur lamb Heeder Gimmer lamb ed is a lamb. Weaning to Hogg Wether hogg
Gimmer hogg Hogget wool is first shearing Hogget He-teg Ewe hogg wool of first
Bulletin of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers
The animal corresponding to the Scottish "gimmer" is called in England a "theave
" until she bears her first lamb, after which she is a " four-toothed ewe," the year
after, a "six-toothed ewe," and after that a "full-mouthed ewe." In Scotland the ...
National Association of Wool Manufacturers, 1907
Scottish Dictionary and Supplement: In Four Volumes. A-Kut
A ewe that is two years old, S. Gelt gimmer, a barren ewe ; lam gimmer, a young
sheep, or a ewe lamb of a year old, A. Bor. " Gimmer, a ewe sheep in its second
year, or from the first to the second shearing ;" Gl. Sibb. " Than the laif of tlier fat ...
Gimmer was a small man who walked with a noticeable limp. He had once been
a highly thought of Scout squad leader. During one of his squad's missions into
the mountains, he had been conducting a reconnaissance with his partner when
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIMMER»
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North Yorkshire farmer who runs the oldest sheep breed in the world
That was a bit disappointing when we were keen to grow a flock so we bought two more gimmer lambs from a farmer in Pateley Bridge to get ... «Yorkshire Post, Jul 15»
Fettercairn Show 2015: Parade of champions
Reserve – Allan Alston, of Drumchapel, Chapelton of Menmuir, Brechin, with a gimmer that was placed at Angus. She is by Woodies Tyson and ... «Aberdeen Press and Journal, Jul 15»
Limousin cross heifer reigns supreme at Fettercairn Show
The prize was awarded to Allan Alston's Texel gimmer, which stood reserve to the breed champion. In the equestrian ring, the coveted overall ... «Aberdeen Press and Journal, Jul 15»
North-east agricultural show season kicks off with Fettercairn
The sheep interbreed rosette was awarded to a Beltex gimmer on its first outing from Allan Alston, Drumchapel, Chapelton of Menmuir, Brechin. «Aberdeen Press and Journal, Jun 15»
SHOW: great time at Greenholme Gala
Mason Cup for Best Pair of Gimmer Hoggs: R. Steadman. Cup for Rough Fell Sheep classes 1-6 (most points): E&K Bland. Shield Best Rough ... «The Westmorland Gazette, Jun 15»
Highland Show sets new record with 188449 visitors
Reserve: W and T Thomson, Hownam Grange, Morebattle Kelso with a North Country Cheviot homebred gimmer and WD Allen, Humbleheugh, ... «Scotsman, Jun 15»
Suffolk Sheep Club auction and barbecue
... 2nd RC & JC Watson 3rd RC & JC Watson. Ewe - 1st Packie Donnelly 2nd Martin Butler 3rd RC & JC Watson. Gimmer 1st RC & JC Watson. «Ballymoney and Moyle Times, Jun 15»
Charollais ram takes supreme sheep title at Royal Highland
Mr Tait also claimed two breed championships leading the British Rouge section with a shearling gimmer by a ram bought from Sue Wilkinson ... «FG Insight, Jun 15»
Armagh Show: Judge hails quality of sheep turnout
“We bought the gimmer at Carlisle last year,” confirmed Mervyn Liggett. “She performed very well at Balmoral this year. But today's inter-breed ... «Belfast Newsletter, Jun 15»
Balmoral Show 2015: Charollais dominates sheep ring
Tapped out as reserve Shortwool champion was the Texel gimmer from Alastair and Jack Gault, Co. Antrim. The home-bred Baltier Thunderbird ... «FG Insight, May 15»