from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A poor person who drinks only the wort of the last running. See grout, 2.
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"Try this: The dead man is a tile-grouter called Stephanus."
The lifestyle: all-around maintenance worker, including novice plumber, electrician, landscaper, grouter and detective sleuthing for the source of the mystery leak in the upstairs bathroom that's dripping into the kitchen below.
Be it a cleaner or a seamstress, a gardener or a grouter you can't do it all and keep the peace.