Till he gets here, grody, I want you to watch Nemo like a hawk.
Then he quickly drew it out and Nemo started a bit, but was quieted by grody.
"You must have misunderstood your visitor, grody," said Frank.
grody, who had just saddled a horse for a gentleman, met Frank, and the expression on his face was anything but reassuring.
"Bring my case, which you will find under the seat in my carriage, grody," he directed.
grody held his breath, nearly bursting with astonishment and admiration.
The remaining lads hurried out of the stable to watch Frank ride, grody accompanying them.
a fool or idiot; a weak person, esp. a man
turned into gronks