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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Primer \Prim"er\, a. [OF. primer, primier, premier, F. premier. See Premier.] First; original; primary. [Obs.] "The primer English kings." --Drayton. [1913 Webster] Primer fine (O. Eng. Law), a fine due to the king on the writ or commencement of a suit by fine. --Blackstone. Primer seizin (Feudal Law), the right of the king, when a tenant in capite died seized of a knight's fee, to receive of the heir, if of full age, one year's profits of the land if in possession, and half a year's profits if the land was in reversion expectant on an estate for life; -- now abolished. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]