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 Gam’elyn (3 syl., g hard).Gammer Gurton’s Needle. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gammer (g hard).
 
A corruption of grandmother, with an intermediate form “granmer.” (See Halliwell, sub voce.)   1
 


 Gam’elyn (3 syl., g hard).Gammer Gurton’s Needle. 

 
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