2. A man who has just married or is about to be married: The bride and the groom have just completed the necessary vows for marriage.
2. To prepare someone for a particular job or position: Someone will groom a new person with the right skills to take over as the head of this department.
Constable or "officer of the stable", the chief groom
In medieval France, the head groom of a stable was called, in Late Latin, comes stabuli, "officer of the stable".
During those times, horses were extremely valuable for their uses in transportation and in war. Being in charge of the horses was an important job; therefore, comes stabuli came to refer to a high officer of a royal or noble household, or to a higher military officer.
The present form of constable now refers to any of various public officers of the peace. In England, a policeman is known as a "constable".
Early in the morning, the groom used a broom to groom the gravel walk leading to the church.
Mario chuckled, thinking that this was a great way to groom himself to be not only a well trained groom, but also a helpful husband.