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- n. The father of a grandparent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The father of one's grandfather or grandmother.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a father of your grandparent
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Some experts fear the water in the sewage-filled and trash-strewn lake is slowly killing the turtle, which is thought to weigh about 200 kilograms and is affectionately called "great-grandfather."
Yet -- and here's where this June 30 comes in -- I look like my great-great grandfather, not like my great-grandfather.
My great-grandfather moved to this side of the world and made a conscious choice to deprive my grandfather of a bar-mitzvah.
If I were to sum up the past 100 years of Jewish history in a nutshell, I'd say: To find an American Jew under 40 whose great-grandfather, or great-great-grandfather, was strictly observant back in the Old Country is no big deal.
Not only had his great-great-grandfather George V, his great-grandfather George VI, and his grandfather Prince Philip attended the Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth, but Prince Charles and Prince Andrew had also gone there.
Though hardly the oldest member of her lineage, she had been deemed by a plurality of her clan as the worthiest successor to her great-grandfather, Gorelt, after his death.
"Most people haven't been to their great-grandfather's grave and realize there's space," Mr. Toale said.
Rendered almost entirely in shades of green, with delicate black lines and an occasional accent of pink or red, Mr. Lane creates the glorious garden tended by a little boy's great-grandfather.
Says Normann: "When Jim put his hand on the tombstone, this connected him to his surroundings--as if his hand were on his great-grandfather's shoulder."
Mr. McGraw, whose great-grandfather started McGraw-Hill in 1888, took over the company in 1998.