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baby grand

the smallest form of the grand piano.
Also called baby grand piano.
Origin of baby grand
First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It might have contained theatrical properties and still had room left for a baby grand piano.

  • His wondering eye, staring through the open French doors of the living-room, rested on my baby grand.

    The Prairie Mother Arthur Stringer
  • Silvia gave a little cry of pleasure, and looking over her shoulder, I beheld a baby grand piano.

    Our Next-Door Neighbors Belle Kanaris Maniates
  • Dolly's short skirt revealed nether extremities which would have done great credit to Barnum's fat lady or a baby grand piano!

    My Actor-Husband Anonymous
  • As I sat down before the baby grand piano the words of the old song "Sweet and Low" came to me.

    Patchwork Anna Balmer Myers
  • The only other pictures were two Japanese prints and the only other furniture was a baby grand piano and some chairs.

  • So the second day after my baby grand's arrival I went at it with a monkey-wrench.

    The Prairie Wife Arthur Stringer
British Dictionary definitions for baby grand

baby grand

a small grand piano, approximately 5 feet long Compare boudoir grand, concert grand
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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