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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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I'd knock your head off for half-a-crown,' said the surly groom, bolting one half of the gate.
In reply to this, the groom waxing very wroth, muttered a desire to damage somebody's person; but disappeared without carrying it into execution, slamming the door angrily after him, and wholly unheeding Sam's affectionate request, that he would leave him a lock of his hair before he went.
Sam was sitting with his eyes fixed upon the dust-heap outside the next gate to that by which the groom had disappeared, profoundly turning over in his mind the difficulties of his present undertaking, when the gate opened, and a female servant came out into the lane to shake some bedside carpets.
said Mary, pointing to the garden door which the sulky groom had locked after him.
He then took the great-coat with the large collar, which the groom had left behind in the tilbury, and put it on his back; then he took off Cavalcanti's hat, which he placed upon his own head, and finally he assumed the careless attitude of a servant whose master drives himself.
Engaged couples continue to register for traditional items like China and Crystal but are also looking for alternatives like honeymoons since brides and grooms are now older and more established," said Adam Berger, CEO of WeddingChannel.
Photo: Grooms, like this one in Oscar de la Renta, would do well to read ``The Marrying Man,'' a free guide.
Photo: (color) Volunteer Debbi Gomez grooms 6-month-old Angel as shelter manager Gail Miley and Angel's owner, Mary Jo Madison, watch.
From cancellation to postponement to a gown up in flames, brides and grooms on The Knot can now cover almost every key element of their wedding.
Monday night, Bailey, Mason and the parents watched as interim coaches Larry Holden and Tonie Grooms guided the fifth-ranked Cougars (6-1) to a lopsided 67-13 victory at Sylmar.
the world's leading interactive services company, through the launch of an area on AOL Keyword: Men, which is dedicated to grooms (AOL Keyword: Grooms).
As one of the few future grooms at the show, Heathcote chuckled, "People act like I got stuck.