from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A boy or young man in service; an apprentice; a ship-boy.
- noun Nautical, a ring of rope used for various purposes, made from a strand laid three times round its own central part formed into a loop of the desired size.
- noun In machinery, a ring or eyelet of metal, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Same as
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- noun Alternative form of
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"I'm catching on, though, uncle Dwight -- don't you see?" cried his nephew, and amid a shout of laughter Mr. Malcolm released the boy's gromet from the bucket-bail, remarking, "Catching on's the word, sir!" as he marked up a large 2 opposite the lad's name.
Her gromet was in the bucket, and amid the wild cheering Mr. Malcolm was chalking up a 10 nearly a foot long.
Mrs. Windemere would advance to position, look all about in dazed fashion, gather her skirts closely as if about to breast a hurricane, then with a long breath would shut her eyes tightly, and surge forward -- when the gromet would either drop ignobly at her feet, or go madly flying off to right or left, perhaps hitting poor little Tegeloo on the nose.
Sabots for the shell and a gromet wad over the shot.
A gromet is now the name given to a ring of rope used sometimes to slide up and down the mast, and I conclude, therefore, that the duty of these boys was to swarm up the mast, and set and furl the lighter sails.
It seems to me that there is really no real good place to drill a hole through the firwall gromet it and run an accesory wire to it, any idea's inputs whatever you have .....
_gromete_, and the English _younker_, leads me to infer that the latter term had been substituted for _grummett_ or _gromet_, and that the duties of both classes were nearly the same.
"Make believe you're throwing your shuttle and then let the gromet fly.
Engine Cover missing 1 gromet/screw, VW badge (fell off