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grutch

[ gruhch ]
/ grʌtʃ /
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noun, verb (used with or without object) British Dialect.
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Origin of grutch

1175–1225; Middle English. See grudge
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How to use grutch in a sentence

  • "Dad has an awful grutch agin preachers," said Mrs. Bacon, as she wiped her hands on her apron.

    Prairie Folks|Hamlin Garland
  • "Bill has an awful grutch agin preachers," said Mrs. Buttles, as she wiped her hands on her apron.

  • Ain't he all I've got in the wide world and you grutch me that?

    Still Jim|Honor Willsie Morrow
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