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[greyt-gran-daw-ter] /ˌgreɪtˈgrænˌdɔ tər/
a granddaughter of one's son or daughter.
Origin of great-granddaughter
First recorded in 1745-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • You are Belle, my great-granddaughter, and you are touched here—eh?

  • This locket and the pictures my great-granddaughter Suzanne has also.

    Swallow H. Rider Haggard
  • We have two samplers at home, worked by his great-granddaughter.

    The Librarian at Play Edmund Lester Pearson
  • Margaret Fell was a great-granddaughter of Anne Askew, who was burned at the stake in 1545.

    George Fox George Fox
  • Mrs. Samson often glanced disapprovingly at her great-granddaughter, seated by her side in her utterly lax attitude.

  • Later her son Auguste dwelt here, and the place is now the property of her great-granddaughter.

    A Literary Pilgrimage Among the Haunts of Famous British Authors

    Theodore F. (Theodore Frelinghuysen) Wolfe
  • But it should not be because she was the daughter, granddaughter, and great-granddaughter of dukes and marquises.

    Marion Fay

    Anthony Trollope
  • Parton relates this absurd tale on the authority of Jefferson's great-granddaughter.

  • She spent the night-time, as she had foretold to her great-granddaughter, thinking of the days gone by.

    Barbara Lynn Emily J. Jenkinson

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