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gemel, chymol, gimmer, gymmer, jimmer

Two corresponding elements of construction considered as a pair.
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The gimmer is by Carruthers Vice President and was reserve interbreed champion at Wooler Show.
Myfyr Evans started this year's Scottish National Texel Sale, Lanark, where he left off last year, leading the trade again, on an evening which saw 74 gimmers sold, the highest number traded at Lanark for 13 years.
Other leading prices: 500gns ram from M/s Addison, Hayberries; 500gns Gimmer from M/s Craig, Craigies; 350gns Gimmer from M/s McLean, Whitlaw.
An old tup on the rampage amongst the young gimmers and you could have a few surprises in the spring.
Gimmer - 1 and 2 W Ramsay & Sons; 3 I R S Bond.
Averages: Texels: 59 Texel gimmers (59) av PS391.70; Ewes (5) av PS432.60; Ewe lambs (4) av PS241.50.
Although he has scaled back his operation in recent years, he still buys the gimmer lambs and sells them the following year with lambs at foot, or as shearlings or running lambs.
There's a lot of work getting the gimmers ready for auction - trimming bellies to accentuate their length of leg, plucking out any untidy white hairs on the face and colouring the fleece.
This time it was a gimmer by Teiglum Young Gun and she was eighth at the Royal Highland Show.
Top price of the day in Scotch Mule gimmer section went to Prestonhall Farming Co for a pen of 21 realising at PS135.
After that came a 2,700gns call for another gimmer, this time from Robert Bennett's Plasucha flock.