grue

grue

[groo]
verb (used without object), grued, gruing. Chiefly Scot.
to shudder.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English

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grue (ɡruː)
 
n
1.  a shiver or shudder; a creeping of the flesh
 
vb
2.  to shiver or shudder
3.  to feel strong aversion
 
[C14: of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Swedish grua, Old Danish grue; related to German graven, Dutch gruwen to abhor]

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