swimmer

EnglishEdit

 
A swimmer (1)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English swimmere, equivalent to swim +‎ -er. The dumplings are so called because they are often served in stew.

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NounEdit

swimmer (plural swimmers)

  1. One who swims.
  2. A protuberance on the leg of a horse.
  3. A webfooted aquatic bird.
  4. (chiefly in the plural, colloquial) A sperm.
  5. (Britain, informal) A Norfolk dumpling.

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