from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Archaic A grandfather.
- n. Archaic A male ancestor; a forefather.
- n. Archaic An old man.
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- n. grandfather
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Specifically, a grandfather; more generally, any ancestor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A grandfather: used for both men and animals, and now especially in the pedigrees of horses.
- n. By extension, any lineal male ancestor preceding a father.
- n. In change-ringing: One of the methods of ringing the changes on a peal of bells: supposed to be of very early origin.
- n. See double, n., .
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