Synonyms for groom

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Your manner reduced me to a groom who opened your carriage door.

The honeymoon will be spent at the town-house of the groom, in York Terrace.

And Otto ran away barely in time to catch the groom, who was going for the hay.

The horse was saddled and bridled; the groom held the stirrup, and up I got.

No well-regulated Thames inn can exist a week without a bride and groom.

At the bottom of a steep descent, a groom was waiting with the dog-cart.

Almost it seemed as if three valets had been needed to groom him.

The responses of bride and groom were unhesitating, even firm.

Monstrously I was desired to drink to the happiness of the groom.

Rupert called to a groom to bring him his horse, and dismissed the fellow with a crown.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, grome "male child, boy;" c.1300 as "youth, young man." No known cognates in other Germanic languages. Perhaps from Old English *groma, related to growan "grow;" or from Old French grommet "servant" (cf. Middle English gromet "ship's boy," early 13c.). Meaning "male servant who attends to horses" is from 1660s.

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