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Grandad   /grˈændˌæd/   Listen
Grandad

noun
1.
The father of your father or mother.  Synonyms: gramps, granddad, granddaddy, grandfather, grandpa.






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"Grandad" Quotes from Famous Books



... ground. But the old rotten rope had parted. Soeren, unsteady on his feet, had probably fallen backwards and hurt himself. Maren knotted the rope together again and went towards the little one. "Come along, dearie," said she, "we'll go home and make a nice cup of coffee for Grandad." But suddenly she stood transfixed. Was it not a cross the child had plaited of grass, and set among the pansies? Quietly Maren took the child by the hand and went in. ...
— Ditte: Girl Alive! • Martin Andersen Nexo

... lanterns an' some pine-knots, grandad, what they lighted, an' the leader sent a squad ter 'reconnoitre,' ez he called it. An' whilst he waited he stood an' talked ter me about the roads in Greenbrier an' the lay o' the land over thar. He war full ...
— The Raid Of The Guerilla - 1911 • Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)

... after the warnin' comes to him. Now Grandad Woggles had that warnin' as much as three days afore the angel clim' the fence and flopped about his house. But don't keep breakin' in on me, little missy, 'cause I cain't finish if ye do, and I'se ...
— Rose O'Paradise • Grace Miller White



Words linked to "Grandad" :   grandpa, gramps, grandparent, grandfather



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