Definitions

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  • prefix indicating something large or great
  • prefix indicating a generation removed from the original noun

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When Bridget was ten years old, the possibility of her grand- mother raising her was erased as an option.

    Color Me Grey

  • The stories they heard about their own grand- and great-grandparents were akin to fables and science fiction.

    Honey

  • Queen, granddaughter Queen, grand-/daughter 13 of 16 instances

    Autobiographies

  • Clark Tuttle; four children - Victor, Marty, Julia Rouse and Melanie Hingson; and 15 grand- and great-grandchildren.

    The Seattle Times

  • Rosa Lee Ransby and her seven grand- and great-grandchildren lost their home a week before Christmas.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • Paterno, 84, and Spanier, 63, failed to contact police after being told in 2002 of an assault, according to a grand- jury report.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • 401.32Queen, granddaughter Queen, grand-/daughter 13 of 16 instances

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

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