grooming

Definitions

  • Dutchess grooms for her social visit
    Dutchess grooms for her social visit
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n grooming the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes
    • n grooming activity leading to skilled behavior
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Quotations

  • Robert A. Cook
    Robert A. Cook
    “Cut your morning devotions into your personal grooming. You would not go out to work with a dirty face. Why start the day with the face of your soul unwashed?”
  • Ben Jonson
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    “They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is, the brave beast is no flatterer. He will throw a prince as soon as his groom.”
  • Edgar Watson Howe
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    “Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom; wait until they have been married longer.”

Usage

In literature:

I saw one of the Bitterworth grooms come to the house this afternoon, so perhaps something's wrong there.
"Verner's Pride" by Mrs. Henry Wood
The groom was holding our horses by the bridle.
"The Man-Wolf and Other Tales" by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
The groom of the chambers came in and lighted the gas in the drawing-rooms, and retired in silence.
"The Lost Lady of Lone" by E.D.E.N. Southworth
The bishop, in his canonicals, is waiting; the groom and his groomsmen are expectant.
"For Woman's Love" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
The groom hung on to his bride's arm like a fly to a sugar-stick.
"Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa (1899-1900)" by A. G. Hales
Throwing up the window, he saw his young son attempting to mount the groom's pony: the latter objecting.
"Elster's Folly" by Mrs. Henry Wood
But to our groom and horses.
"Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour" by R. S. Surtees
And they took no sort of care of the little Prince Ivan, and he spent all his time in the stables, listening to the tales of an old groom.
"Old Peter's Russian Tales" by Arthur Ransome
Then the marquis got in himself, and took the reins from his groom.
"Emily Fox-Seton" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Behind them follows the groom alone.
"Our Deportment" by John H. Young
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In poetry:

Jumping high for joy, Mephisto
Waters, feeds and grooms the horse;
Turns a whip of sand, and presto!
It stands ready for the course.
"Twardowski's Wife" by Adam Mickiewicz
Oh, forth she went like a braw, braw bride
To meet her winsome groom,
When she was aware of twa bonny birds
Sat biggin' in the broom.
"Scotch Song" by Charles Kingsley
Vidrik spoke to his burly groom:
“Go, saddle me Skimming gray,
For I will ride to the wood, and hear
What Sivard himself will say.”
"The Tournament (From The Old Danish)" by George Borrow
They tolled the one bell only,
Groom there was none to see,
The mourners followed after,
And so to church went she,
And would not wait for me.
"XXI: Bredon Hill" by A E Housman
It circles round, and fancy plays,
And hearts are warm'd and faces bloom,
As drinking health to bride and groom
We wish them store of happy days.
"In Memoriam A. H. H.: 131" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
It circles round, and fancy plays,
And hearts are warm'd and faces bloom,
As drinking health to bride and groom
We wish them store of happy days.
"In Memoriam 131: O Living Will That Shalt Endure" by Alfred Lord Tennyson

In news:

Playboy 's ultimate real man's guide to grooming 2010.
Familiar Obama Phrase Being Groomed as a Slogan.
Prospect, Is Groomed to Play His Own Way.
Kids groomed to be tomorrow's leaders.
"About 15 inches of snow fell Sunday and we packed it down," said Mark Strabel, who along with his dad, Ed Strabel, does much of the grooming at Hatcher Pass for the Mat-Su Ski Club.
Strabel said he saw about 20 or 30 skiers Tuesday, when he was able to combine some skiing with grooming .
Grooming can be stressful for aging dogs.
Showers, hair styling — any sort of " grooming " — can be distressing for senior citizens at nursing homes.
All the dogs and cats I've owned over the years became less tolerant of grooming when they reached their senior years.
From childhood, Stew Leonard Jr was groomed to take over his father's Connecticut-based dairy and retail grocery business.
Nonprofit Valencia program grooms students for college.
As the shaving expert for grooming guru King of Shaves, Diane Wood knows how to keep your mug looking good.
The Light Touch / The insignificant other: Contrary to popular belief, the Mother of the Groom plays an important role.
Since we are parents of the groom we used to think we had the "easy list" of things to do.
The groom is the son of Bill and Joellen Whanger of Wintersville.
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In science:

Programmes aiming at grooming individuals into excellent team players, with strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, will help students to adapt to the corporate work culture easily.
Approaches to Curriculum and Teaching Materials to Bring Out Better Skilled Software Engineers-An Indian Perspective
Fig. 16 shows the e/π ratio as a function of the beam energy for Module-0 and its fitting of equation (7) with the Wigmans (Groom) parameterization of fπo (E ).
Non-Compensation of the Barrel Tile Hadron Module-0 Calorimeter
Table 2: The values of the e/h ratio for different methods and fπ0 (E ) parameterizations (W – the Wigmans parameterization, G – the Groom parameterization).
Non-Compensation of the Barrel Tile Hadron Module-0 Calorimeter
Groom et al., The Review of Particle Physics 2000, Eur. J.
Workshop Summary
Groom et al. (Particle Data Group), Review of particle physics, Eur.
Local contribution of a quantum condensate to the vacuum energy density
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