groom

Part of speech: verb

To take care of, as a horse.

Part of speech: noun

A person who cares for horses in the stable; hostler.

Part of speech: noun

A bridegroom.

Part of speech: noun

A menial; servitor.

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Usage examples "groom":

  1. " Master Maurice's groom, the lad they call James, rode in from Antrim the day afore yesterday with a note for Miss Una ower by. - "The Northern Iron 1907", George A. Birmingham.
  2. To which the young groom answered: 'Oh, I don't form an opinion, sir. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. Mr. Lang, will you please ask one of the boys to groom Blackie- that is what I shall call my pony- and not to be cross with him? - "Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert", Jessie Graham Flower.