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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Emmer, n. [ME. emer (1398), eemer, OE. ǽmerᵹe. Cf. ammer Amer.] An ember. — 1602 Crim. Trials II. ii. 393.
Het assis and emmeris
1644 Baillie II. 245.
The fire was long under the emmers; now it's broken out

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