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great-great-great-grandfathers

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

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Examples

  • We decided to go cross the Danish border to find a town I had just learned was the hometown of one of my great-great-great-grandfathers on my mom's side.

    Friedrichstadt, the North Sea, and a little bit of Denmark

  • Sir Walter Raleigh, or the men he sent to America, first taught our great-great-great-grandfathers to smoke.

    The Child's Day

  • Every man has had two grandfathers, four great-grandfathers, eight great-great-grandfathers, sixteen great-great-great-grandfathers, thirty-two fathers raised to the fourth power of great-grandness, and so on, increasing in number as you go further back, until it is hardly possible for any one to throw a brick into the pages of history without hitting somebody who is more or less responsible for his existence.

    The Idiot

  • Their manners and customs are simple and severe and little has changed in modern life from that of their great-great-great-grandfathers.

    Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Volume 4 France and the Netherlands, Part 2

  • The principal crop is corn, and they raise it and grind it just as their great-great-great-grandfathers did.

    The Innocents Abroad

  • Otherwise none of us would get to own or control any property of our own, because we’d be constrained by an endless chain of covenants and restrictions created by our great-great-great-grandfathers.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Enforcing Trusts That Exclude Family Members Who Marry Non-Jews:

  • "Yes," she said, "it was a ship belonging to one of my great-great-great-grandfathers, or someone like that.

    Five On A Treasure Island

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