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grue

[groo] /gru/
verb (used without object), grued, gruing. Chiefly Scot.
1.
to shudder.
Origin of grue
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for grue

grue

/ɡruː/
noun
1.
a shiver or shudder; a creeping of the flesh
verb (intransitive)
2.
to shiver or shudder
3.
to feel strong aversion
Word Origin
C14: of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Swedish grua, Old Danish grue; related to German graven, Dutch gruwen to abhor
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