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grummet

[gruhm-it] /ˈgrʌm ɪt/
noun
1.
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grommet

/ˈɡrɒmɪt/
noun
1.
a ring of rubber or plastic or a metal eyelet designed to line a hole to prevent a cable or pipe passed through it from chafing
2.
a ring of rope hemp used to stuff the gland of a pipe joint
3.
(med) a small tube inserted into the eardrum in cases of glue ear in order to allow air to enter the middle ear
4.
(Austral, informal) a young or inexperienced surfer
Word Origin
C15: from obsolete French gourmette chain linking the ends of a bit, from gourmer bridle, of unknown origin

grummet

/ˈɡrʌmɪt/
noun
1.
another word for grommet
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