One who palms or cheats, as at cards or dice.
A person wearing two crossed palm leaves as a sign of a pilgrimage made to the Holy Land
ETYM Old Eng. pilgrim, pelgrim, pilegrim, pelegrim; cf. Dutch pelgrim, Old High Germ. piligrîm, German pilger, French pčlerin, Italian pellegrino; all from Latin peregrinus a foreigner.
1. Journeys in foreign lands; SYN. palmer.
2. One who journeys to a sacred place.