Archaic. (used as an exclamation expressing surprise or sudden strong feeling.)


Obsolete. thanks.

Origin of gramercy

1300–50; Middle English gramerci, grantmerci < Old French grand merci great thanks. See grand, mercy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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interjection archaic

many thanks
an expression of surprise, wonder, etc

Word Origin for gramercy

C13: from Old French grand merci great thanks
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Word Origin and History for gramercy

exclamation of thanks or surprise, c.1300, from Old French grant-merci "great thanks."

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