noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of grummet

  • "I will ring for tea at once, and send Grummet down for Crump," said the Vicar.

    The Wonderful Visit

    Herbert George Wells

  • Grummet had met him not a hundred yards from the vicarage gate.

    The Wonderful Visit

    Herbert George Wells

  • His plan was to hold tight with his knees while he jerked the grummet as high as it would go, and then to swarm up again and rest.

    The Three Commanders

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • For the negro, released by Grummet, despite half a pint of rum poured down his throat, is scarcely able to keep his feet.

  • Also, a grummet either of rope or iron, fixed to the bottom of a block, for making fast the standing end of the fall.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

British Dictionary definitions for grummet



another word for grommet
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