gruel

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French gruel ( > French gruau), from Frankish *grūt. Compare German Grütze (grout)[1], English groats, grit.

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gruel (plural gruels)

  1. A thin, watery porridge.

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gruel (third-person singular simple present gruels, present participle gruelling or grueling, simple past and past participle gruelled or grueled)

  1. (transative) to exhaust; use up; disable

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  1. ^ gruel in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

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