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  1. Dirt, grease, soot, etc. that is ingrained and difficult to remove.
  2. A genre of urban music that emerged in London, England, in the early 2000s, primarily a development of UK garage, dancehall, and hip hop, see Grime (music genre).

Etymology

Middle English grim (“dirt or soot covering the face”) from a specialized note of Old English grīma (“mask”), from Proto-Germanic *grīmô (“mask”). Possibly influenced by Danish grim (“soot, grime”), Old Dutch grijmsel, Middle Dutch grime, Middle Low German greme (“dirt”).

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