What does the word groom mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Jessie Graham Flower