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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 groom /ˈgrum, ˈgrʊm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Groom, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Groomed p. pr.  & vb. n. Grooming.] To tend or care for, or to curry or clean, as a, horse.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Groom n.
 1. A boy or young man; a waiter; a servant; especially, a man or boy who has charge of horses, or the stable.
 2. One of several officers of the English royal household, chiefly in the lord chamberlain's department; as, the groom of the chamber; the groom of the stole.
 3. A man recently married, or about to be married; a bridegroom.
 Groom porter, formerly an officer in the English royal household, who attended to the furnishing of the king's lodgings and had certain privileges.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a man participant in his own marriage ceremony [syn: bridegroom]
      2: someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses
         [syn: stableman, stableboy, hostler, ostler]
      3: a man who has recently been married [syn: bridegroom]
      v 1: prepare (someone) for a future role or function; "He is
           grooming his son to become his successor"; "The prince
           was prepared to become King one day"; "They trained him
           to be a warrior" [syn: prepare, train]
      2: give a neat appearance to; "groom the dogs"; "dress the
         horses" [syn: dress, curry]
      3: care for one's external appearance; "He is always
         well-groomed" [syn: neaten]