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Sense: 1
Date: 1600-1700
Origin: BRIDEGROOM
Sense: 2
Date: 1100-1200
Origin: Probably from an unrecorded Old English groma 'boy, man, male servant'

groom

2 noun
     
Related topics: Occupations, Horses
groom2 [countable]
1 a bridegroom
2BODSH someone whose job is to feed, clean, and take care of horses

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