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grutch

[gruhch] /grʌtʃ/
noun, verb (used with object), verb (used without object), British Dialect
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Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English. See grudge
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Word Origin and History for grutching

grutch

v.

c.1200, grucchen, "to murmur, complain," from Old French grouchier "to murmur, to grumble," of unknown origin, probably ultimately imitative. Meaning "to begrudge" is c.1400. Cf. gruccild (early 13c.) "woman who complains," from grutch + suffix of unknown origin. Related: Grutched; grutching. As a noun from c.1400.

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