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  • n. great-great-great-grandfather; the grandfather of the grandfather of one's father

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A male ancestor three generations earlier than one's grandfather.

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  • five generations back, the father of your grandfather's grandfather; equivalently the son of your tritavus

    February 23, 2007