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  • noun Plural form of grooming.


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  • Group groomings and hootings gradually die down as various families settle into sleep.

    Postcard from nowhere: airports and assumptions : A.E. Stallings : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation 2007

  • We've done half a dozen groomings (at least) over the past three years, and we never want the lion cut (where they cut his fur -- which on a Maine Coon is considerable -- down to the skin except on his head, the ends of his paws, and the end of his tail).

    updated the web site kradical 2004

  • I don't welcome again those tender groomings and all that flattery.

    Beauty's Punishment Rice, Anne 1984

  • The regularity of meals was another point of comparison, and the daily washings, brushings, groomings.

    From the Bottom Up Irvine, Alexander, 1863-1941 1910

  • There were such hand-shakings in the usually quiet streets, such groomings of horses at stables behind old-fashioned little taverns, such pipe-claying of belts and polishing of helmets, and, above all, such joyous anticipatory parties in private houses!

    Girlhood and Womanhood The Story of some Fortunes and Misfortunes Sarah Tytler 1870

  • He loves his regular groomings with our brush, but I think he was particularly into the teeth on the FURminator.

    Record Article Feed Carla Kucinski Seward 2010

  • It was worth the drive, since the total cost for two neuterings, vaccinations and even two groomings (both cats were in desperate need of mat removal) was $106. 2008

  • Mothers often cut their children’s hair in a way that’s manageable for mom or for the children: not too long or tangly, not having to deal with frequent groomings, barrettes, clips or getting in the eyes.

    Hair Fashion: Brent & the Peaky « Colleen Anderson 2010


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