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My grandmother used to use this term. I think she meant is as "junk" or "useless stuff."

Is this what grusht means? Is this Swabisch slang? Or even a real German word?

Thank you for your help.

Hello Sara,

thank you for your question.
I had never heard of the word "Gruscht" or "Kruscht" before reading your question. So I did some research for Swabian dialect, and I was able to find it.
Indeed, it is used to describe useless stuff. It belongs to Swabian dialect, and similar words can be found in neighbouring regions of Germany. However, it is not part of Standard German, which is why I hadn't heard of it before.

Here's a German wictionary entry for the word:

Hope this helps.

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