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great-great-grandfathers

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  • n. Plural form of great-great-grandfather.

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Examples

  • Yes, Neanderthals were rough, tough bad dudes, as were aboriginal hunters, Roman soldiers, Tutsi tribesmen and all of our great-great-grandfathers.

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  • Two of my great-great-grandfathers died in the battle of the Crater.

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  • One of my great-great-grandfathers just showed up in New York out of the blue.

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  • I have an old loveseat that was given to one of my great-great-grandfathers as payment for carpentry work he did right after the Chicago Fire.

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  • So What if Mitt Romney's Grandfathers Had a Few Extra Wives yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'So What if Mitt Romney\'s Grandfathers Had a Few Extra Wives'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: The world is going to come to an end, or if nothing else, wobble on its axis, because Mitt Romney\'s great - and great-great-grandfathers had a couple of extra wives.'

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  • If our great-great-grandfathers had put $1000 away for a long while, then we (or our children) would be sitting pretty either now or in the future some time.

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  • Their great-great-grandfathers had started a railroad or a coal mine or an insurance company, or their great-grandfathers had invented the flow-through tea bag or the cornflake, or their grandfathers had mastered the engineering of the aerosol spray valve or the sanitary napkin.

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  • The very meanings of the words shift from one generation to another, and we are perhaps more really in harmony with our great-great-grandfathers than with the more immediate generations.

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  • The faces, dress, passions, gratitudes, and revenues of the great-great-grandfathers and grandmothers who had been the first to gaze from those rectangular windows, and had stood under that key-stoned doorway, could be divined and measured by homely standards of today.

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  • COLLIER: It was originally the estate of Franklin D. Roosevelt's father, James Roosevelt, who was from a collateral branch with common great-great-grandfathers to that of the Theodore branch and very close, actually, to the Theodore branch which is settled in the Long Island area of Oyster Bay.

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