GRUM

PRONUNCIATION: (gruhm)

MEANING: adjective: Surly, gloomy, or stern.

ETYMOLOGY: Probably a blend of grim + glum. Earliest documented use: 1640.
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G I RUM - Elixir of Terpin Hydrate (80 proof, it is)

BRUM - shortened form of Birmingham (England); compare "eleëmosynary" --> "alms"

GNUM - a Wildebeest on lidocaine