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Bridegroom

is the old Dutch gom (a young man). Thus, Groom of the Stole is the young man over the wardrobe. Groom, an ostler, is quite another word, being the Persian garma (a keeper of horses), unless, indeed, it is a contracted form of stable-groom (stable-boy). The Anglo-Saxon Bryd-guma (guma = man) confused with groom, a lad.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Brick-and-mortar Franchise
Brickdusts
Brick-tea
Bride
Bride Cake
Bride or Wedding Favours
Bride of Abydos
Bride of Lammermoor
Bride of the Sea
Bridegroom
Bridegroom’s Men
Bridewell
Bridge of Gold
Bridge of Jehennam
Bridge of Sighs
Bridgewater Treatises
Bridle
Bridle Road or Way
Bridle up (To)
Bridlegoose (Judge)

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