- Performing exceptionally well.
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Origin of Groove
From Middle English groof, grofe (“mining shart”), from Old English *grōf (“trench, furrow, something dug”), from Proto-Germanic *grōbō (“groove, furrow”), from Proto-Indo-European *ghrebh- (“to dig, scrape, bury”). Cognate with Dutch groef, groeve (“groove; pit, grave”), German Grube (“ditch, pit”), Norwegian grov (“brook, riverbed”), Old English grafan (“to dig”). More at grave.
Middle English groof mining shaft probably from Middle Dutch groeve ditch ghrebh-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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