Origin of gramps
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Examples from the Web for gramp
The one called Gramp was screeching invectives at the grinning bystanders.Wanderer of Infinity
Ad dropped his axe and stood looking at Gramp, as if spellbound.
"Very well," Gramp assented; and that was all there was said about the accident.
But I had just witnessed what befell Gramp from smiling, and was afraid to risk it.
Gramp gave him all the following day to "mount" the eagle as a specimen.
Word Origin and History for gramp
1898, colloquial or dialectal shortening of grandpa.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper