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Examples from the Web for grummet
"I will ring for tea at once, and send Grummet down for Crump," said the Vicar.
Grummet had met him not a hundred yards from the vicarage gate.
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
For the negro, released by Grummet, despite half a pint of rum poured down his throat, is scarcely able to keep his feet.The Flag of Distress
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
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