gramercy

gramercy

[gruh-mur-see]
interjection
1.
Archaic. (used as an exclamation expressing surprise or sudden strong feeling.)
noun
2.
Obsolete, thanks.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English gramerci, grantmerci < Old French grand merci great thanks. See grand, mercy

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gramercy (ɡrəˈmɜːsɪ)
 
interj
1.  many thanks
2.  an expression of surprise, wonder, etc
 
[C13: from Old French grand merci great thanks]

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gramercy
exclamation of thanks or surprise, c.1300, from O.Fr. grand-merci "great thanks."
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