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groom

noun A man newly married, or about to be.

verb To prepare a person for a particular job or role.
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Remarkably, after only one year of competitive grooming, she was invited to be a member of Groom Team USA, the elite grooming team that travels the globe.
Alan Errington (Simon Dow), head groom and travelling head groom' Charlotte Burke (Alan King), racing secretary' Chris Conway (Michael Bell), travelling head groom' Chris Hinson (Ed Dunlop), head groom' Colin Rae (David Barron), head groom' Ian Willows (Luca Cumani), travelling head groom' Jane O'Shea (William Haggas), head person' Jim Larkin (Sandley Stud), transport manager' Peter West (Marcus Tregoning), travelling head groom' William Reddy (Fulke Johnson Houghton), head groom.
For the last 12 years, she's been coaching inmates on the right way to clip, bathe, brush, manicure and groom the canine companions of deputies and support staff on the ranch-like jail grounds.
The animal that viewed the scratching display usually began to groom the indicated spot, even if he was already grooming another part of the gesturing chimp.
If it was allowed, he asked, "is the prayer for the blessing of the ring, as found in the Ritual, said in the plural number, and do groom and bride successively place a blessed ring each on the finger of the other, saying the accustomed words, 'With this ring, etc.
Forest Service employees groom the trails four times a week with snowmobiles, providing a satisfactory surface for all levels of skiing.
All sorts of animals groom themselves regularly, which keeps them clean and healthy.
I never thought coming to jail I would learn to groom a dog.
Fit Wedding is a program designed to help both the bride and groom look their best on the big day," said John Preston, co-founder of Fit Wedding.
Every once in a while we get a dog with an attitude in here, and I tell them that we're not going to groom that one.
Moreover, about one in three mothers of nonhandled pups lick and groom at that higher rate, Meaney and his coworkers report.
The last three pets that Mary Jo Madison adopted from the Lancaster Animal Shelter, she had to pay a pet shop to wash and groom.