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Jack Campin
September 18th 16, 02:06 PM
: Groke
: An old Scots word originally used to describe dogs staring
: longingly at food in order to be given some, but extended
: to refer to anyone gazing at grub.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2xL1gH6FcyCtYH2NM6zYhTK/lost-for-words-14-expressions-that-have-vanished

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