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n. Chiefly British
An elderly woman.

[Probably alteration (influenced by grandmother) of godmother.]


rare chiefly Brit a dialect word for an old woman: now chiefly humorous or contemptuous. Compare gaffer1
[C16: probably alteration of godmother or grandmother]


(ˈgæm ər)

n. Archaic.
an old woman.
[1565–75; contraction of godmother; compare gaffer]
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Gammers taking part will have the chance to meet Hamilton at the Mobil 1 Garden Party on Saturday June 20 and attend the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
The main reason for the switch is the earlier date, explains Gammers manager, Paul Boyce, and that means Scott can be out again before Christmas.
FORMER champion Scott Gammer will have to travel to meet John McDermott in their British heavyweight final eliminator but the fight will not be in the Londoners back yard.
If Gammer wins, they would still be keen to put on his title challenge.
Weve always worked independently with regards to Gammer, points out Boyce, and that hasnt changed.