In that groaner, Burt is convinced he is going to die soon and sets about offing himself.
Mr. groaner sighed with much feeling, and said she must not repine, adding in a comforting way that the world was full of sorrow.
A look of profound alarm came upon Mrs. Cinch's face, and she glanced at the Rev. Mr. groaner.
late 14c., from groan (v); earlier grane (early 14c.).