grime

[grahym]
noun
1.
dirt, soot, or other filthy matter, especially adhering to or embedded in a surface.
2.
a style of music influenced by rap, ragga, etc., and characterized by lyrics and imagery that reference the dark side of urban life.
verb (used with object), grimed, griming.
3.
to cover with dirt; make very dirty; soil.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English grim; apparently special use of Old English grīma ‘mask’, to denote layer of dust; compare dialectal Dutch grijm

ungrimed, adjective
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grime (ɡraɪm)
 
n
1.  dirt, soot, or filth, esp when thickly accumulated or ingrained
2.  a genre of music originating in the East End of London and combining elements of garage, hip-hop, rap, and jungle
 
vb
3.  (tr) to make dirty or coat with filth
 
[C15: from Middle Dutch grime; compare Flemish grijm, Old English grīma mask]
 
'grimy
 
adj
 
'griminess
 
n

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grime
1590, probably alteration of M.E. grim "dirt, filth," from M.L.G. greme "dirt" (cf. Flem. grijm, M.Du. grime). The verb was earliest (as M.E. grymen, c.1470) but was replaced early 16c. by begrime.
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Example sentences
The liquid drops take small particles of dirt and grime with them.
It also repels dirt, grime and the occasional candy collision.
Steam cycle delivers more powerful cleaning results by loosening ground-in dirt
  and grime without pre-treatment.
Everything was eaten the instant it left the stove in the few precious moments
  before grime covered it.
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