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 (grə-mûr′sē, grăm′ər-)
interj. Archaic
Used to express surprise or gratitude.

[Middle English gramerci, from Old French grand merci : grand, great; see grand + merci, thanks; see mercy.]
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1. many thanks
2. an expression of surprise, wonder, etc
[C13: from Old French grand merci great thanks]
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(grəˈmɜr si)

Archaic. (used as an exclamation expressing surprise or sudden strong feeling.)
[1300–50; Middle English gramerci, grantmerci < Old French grand merci great thanks. See grand, mercy]
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