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grandfatherhood

Definitions

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  • n. the state of being a grandfather

Etymologies

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grandfather +‎ -hood

Examples

  • FDA moves to end safety-review "grandfatherhood" for CV devices

    theHeart.org

  • Let me turn to you first in honor of your new grandfatherhood, if I may, Joe.

    CNN Transcript Sep 12, 2006

  • A cheerful change for him may have been the larger house in Barbican, with his son's forgiven wife in her proper place in it and more numerous pupils going in and out, and at last the birth of the infant-girl that made his grandfatherhood complete in all its three branches.

    The Life of John Milton

  • The level of commitment he gave to fatherhood, Richard Weiland also gave to grandfatherhood.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Its present is his own stoic grandfatherhood among the flora and fauna of rural Ireland, where the 21st century only occasionally breaks "the greenshank's estuarial fluting".

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The former "friends with benefits" are now "just friends" and I adore how they love and care for each other through chicken pox and breakups and impending grandfatherhood and anything else that comes along.

    BuddyTV

  • He wrote the manual on engaged grandfatherhood as three sons, the "G-men," were born to David and his wife, Christina.

    columbiatribune.com stories

  • GB, first, congrats on your upcoming great grandfatherhood, it is truly something work celebrating.

    The LoHud Yankees Blog

  • I came back from the dark storm of Harper's Ferry to the peaceful sunshine of Leicestershire, and the four small faces regarding me with that affectionate impatience that is the crowning reward of great-grandfatherhood: John, handsome and grave and listening; Jemima a year younger, prim ivory perfection with her long raven hair and lashes designed for sweeping hearts (Selina's inevitable daughter); little golden Alice, Elspeth all over again; and the babe Augustus bursting with sin beneath the mud, a Border Ruffian in a sodden sailor suit ... and the only pang is that at ninety-one2 you can't hope to see 'em grown ...

    THE NUMBERS

  • I came back from the dark storm of Harper's Ferry to the peaceful sunshine of Leicestershire, and the four small faces regarding me with that affectionate impatience that is the crowning reward of great-grandfatherhood: John, handsome and grave and listening; Jemima a year younger, prim ivory perfection with her long raven hair and lashes designed for sweeping hearts (Selina's inevitable daughter); little golden Alice, Elspeth all over again; and the babe Augustus bursting with sin beneath the mud, a Border Ruffian in a sodden sailor suit … and the only pang is that at ninety-one2 you can't hope to see 'em grown …

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

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