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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. 2017.
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  • A great-granddaughter of Fragonard, she seems to have inherited his talent; Corot and Renoir forcibly appealed to her.

  • You are Belle, my great-granddaughter, and you are touched here—eh?

  • She knew by instinct, and understood by experience, that her great-granddaughter was going through some travail of soul.

    Barbara Lynn Emily J. Jenkinson
  • This locket and the pictures my great-granddaughter Suzanne has also.

    Swallow H. Rider Haggard
  • He was of Scotch descent, which accounted for a certain latent taste in his great-granddaughter, Mona Hutton.

    Rockhaven Charles Munn
  • We have two samplers at home, worked by his great-granddaughter.

    The Librarian at Play Edmund Lester Pearson
  • Doggone, ef she didn't begin to neglect her business as a great-granddaughter!

    The Daughter of Anderson Crow George Barr McCutcheon
  • Mrs. Samson often glanced disapprovingly at her great-granddaughter, seated by her side in her utterly lax attitude.

  • 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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