ETYM French écurie stable, for older escurie, escuirie, Late Lat. scuria; cf. Ecurie, Querry.
1. A personal attendant of the British royal family.
2. An official charged with the care of the horses of princes or nobles.
ETYM Cf. Scot. grome, groyme, grume, gome, guym, man, lover, OD. grom boy, youth; perh. the r is an insertion as in Eng. bridegroom, and the word is the same as AS. guma man. Related to Bridegroom.
1. A man participant in his own marriage ceremony; SYN. bridegroom.
2. A man who has recently been married; SYN. bridegroom.