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  • n. fool, simpleton

Etymologies

Diminutive of Middle English gōme ("man, warrior, husband, male servant"), Old English guma ("male, hero"), from Proto-Germanic *gumô (“man, person”), from Proto-Indo-European *dhǵhəmo-, *dhǵhomo- (“man, person”). More at groom. (Wiktionary)

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