Definition of Gemmery

1. gems generally [n GEMMERIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gemmery

gemmaceous
gemmae
gemmal
gemman
gemmary
gemmate
gemmated
gemmates
gemmating
gemmations
gemmed
gemmen
gemmeous
gemmeries
gemmery (current term)
gemmier
gemmiest
gemmiferous
gemmification
gemmifications
gemmiflorate
gemmily
gemminess
gemminesses
gemming
gemmipares
gemmiparity
gemmiparous
gemmologies

Literary usage of Gemmery

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"11 (Oxf.). 2f. A depository for gems ; a jewel-house. In this sense also written gemmery.— 3. The science of or knowledge concerning gems. [Rare. ..."

2. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"gemmery, ». A jewel-house. GEN, (I) prep. Against. (2) prêt. t. of give. Var. d. GENDE, adj. Neat ; pretty. GENDER, r. To ring, or resound ; to chatter with ..."

3. Histoire ecclésiastique des églises réformées au royaume de France by Théodore de Bèze (1841)
"... mais elle et sa suite arrivèrent sauves à Rouen ledit jour 3 octobre, avec la femme et enfans de Mont- gemmery, seize milliers de poudre , donze pièces ..."

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