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[grohd] /groʊd/
verb, Nonstandard.
a simple past tense and past participle of grow. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • One o' the smacks hed jist brought in a hogfish that day, an' it was the worst lookin' critter that ever growed in the sea.

    Rockhaven Charles Munn
  • "He must have 'just growed,' or else Lily-Anna's called him in," suggested Allan sunnily.

    The Rose Garden Husband Margaret Widdemer
  • Maybe some day when were growed up like you and papa, said Nora.

    Mildred's New Daughter Martha Finley
  • P'rhaps by the time I get there I shall have growed into a prophet.'

  • "I reckon I must have growed up out of the floor," said Peter, bending to kiss her.

    The Making of Mona Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • Like Topsy one can but "'spec' it growed" rather than was created.

    Holbein Beatrice Fortescue
  • That I growed up a man and not a brute, says something for me—as I was then.

    The Chimes Charles Dickens
  • Don't give no thought to him,—we've got three daughters of our own, most growed up.

    'Smiles' Eliot H. Robinson
  • Folks was more healthy when I growed up and I'm 93 now and ain't dead; fact is, I feels right pert mos' the time.

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