Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or befitting a grandmother.

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  • adjective of or relating to a grandmother

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Examples

  • After sundry scenes of maternal and grandmaternal distress,

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, November 20, 1841

  • Granted_ (CONSTABLE) is the story of a delightful old lady who from her country home takes a placid and grandmaternal interest in the affairs of her descendants -- their love affairs mostly, of course, or the engaging chatter of the smaller third generation.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, February 11, 1914

  • He named a grandmaternal date for the year of the baroness's birth.

    The Tragic Comedians — Complete

  • He named a grandmaternal date for the year of the baroness's birth.

    The Tragic Comedians — Volume 2

  • He named a grandmaternal date for the year of the baroness's birth.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • This study does not suggest a major role of maternal age at delivery or grandmaternal age at delivery of the mother for the (grand) daughters 'breast cancer risk.

    Naturejobs - All Jobs

  • The associations did not change significantly after additional adjustment for various risk factors for breast cancer, neither for maternal age nor for grandmaternal age.

    Naturejobs - All Jobs

  • To reduce possible influences of different epigenetic effects, deriving from the fact that half of the F2 had LAB and the other half HAB grandmothers, split calculations according to the grandmaternal background were performed for associations.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Fifty years old, the Los Angeles 'grandmaternal Coronet Theatre has produced over 300 plays.

    Examiner California Headlines

  • Suddenly, both grandmothers feel this overwhelming grandmaternal instinctual need to bring food to the baby’s house and feed the parents since they are in their zombie-like states from waking up every two hours to nurse the baby.

    Archive 2006-02-01

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