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[gran-dad] /ˈgrænˌdæd/
noun, Informal.
Origin of granddad
First recorded in 1810-20; grand- + dad1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • And on the other side there was granddad Lawrence, whose courage no one could possibly question.

    The Chronicles of Rhoda Florence Tinsley Cox
  • I told her her granddad did, an she could git that or go to work and earn some.

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • "It's like touchin' somethin' dead, granddad," said the boy.

    Way of the Lawless Max Brand
  • granddad, how dressed up you look in the shirt that I ironed.

    Sisters Grace May North
  • granddad, did you kiss Grandmother before you asked her to marry you?

    The Trumpeter Swan Temple Bailey
  • "Come again, dear granddad," I said, standing at the door to peep after him.

    The Chronicles of Rhoda Florence Tinsley Cox
  • "As though I would have kept you and granddad away from your fossils," she laughed.

    The Everlasting Arms Joseph Hocking
  • I used often to wish that Madame Tomaso had granddad to deal with.

    The Chronicles of Rhoda Florence Tinsley Cox
  • She had betrayed Sir Luke, and hoped they would seize him and his granddad.

    Rookwood William Harrison Ainsworth

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