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 Gerryman’der (g hard).Ger’trude (2 syl., g hard). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gerst-Monat.
 
Barley-month. The Anglo-Saxon name for September; so called because it was the time of barley-beer making.   1
 


 Gerryman’der (g hard).Ger’trude (2 syl., g hard). 

 
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