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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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The surly groom looked surlier still at this, but not sufficiently so to produce any effect upon Sam, who immediately inquired, with a countenance of great anxiety, whether his master's name was not Walker.
Don't wait here out o' compliment to me,' said Sam, as the groom wheeled in the barrow, and prepared to shut the gate.
'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.
'Goodness gracious!' said Mary, pointing to the garden door which the sulky groom had locked after him.
At this name, no doubt, the young man reflected a little, for he went towards his groom, saying, "This man is right; I did indeed charge him with a commission, the result of which he must tell me; walk to the barrier, there take a cab, that you may not be too late." The surprised groom retired.
"All at once I see you pass through the barrier with a groom, a tilbury, and fine new clothes.
Your tilbury, your groom, your clothes, are not then hired?
"Wait," said Caderousse, "we shall see." 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.
"Tell your mistress," she said to the groom, "that I am going to Belford instead of to Redwood Hall."
"We make sure that the materials and fabrics used for the groom's ensemble are always of the best and finest quality," says Mel, who, for four years now, has been active at the yearly Kasalan sa Forbes Park, a mass wedding for the staff of the residents of Forbes Park and Dasmariaas Village in Makati City where Bergamo gives for free the bespoke barong Tagalog of the grooms.