from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A grandfather.
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- n. grandfather
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- n. the father of your father or mother
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Yes | No | Report from ggmack wrote 26 weeks 4 days ago one more day in the field with my father and grandfather. these two men taught me to hunt and fish. granddad is not doing so hot right now and pops is getting a roto router on his arteries. the plan is to get out there this fall.
Why after 45 years of work service my granddad is forced to live on pennies a day?
My granddad is a Democrat, my father is a Democrat.
My granddad was a veteran who had served as a Colonel in Guadalcanal; he was three years gone in the Pacific theater.
But my granddad was the real article in the minute-men business.
And his granddad was a Johnny, as perhaps you might surmise;
There was a guy (referred to as granddad) who must have been 65 and he was totally going for it on the dance floor and sweating like a right bugger!
My Iranian mate Omid seeks solace in bowls of ash-e anar , a delicious sounding pomegranate soup, while his granddad was a firm believer in the restorative properties of boiled, salted turnips.
I'm from Virginia, after all, and my granddad was a farmer.
But in the cartoon, the ThunderCats 'resident tech-head was voiced by the great Earle Hyman, also known as the granddad on "The Cosby Show."