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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines.

Usage examples (11)
  • I intend to cover the lower access holes later with a couple of blind grummets.
  • He had brought a long piece of rope, which he formed into a large grummet, or hoop, round the tree.
  • This he twisted into a huge grummet round the tree, leaving space enough for his own body to get in also.
  • His plan was to hold tight with his knees while he jerked the grummet as high as it would go, and then to swarm up again and rest. for more
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