Origin of gramps
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Related Wordsancestor, patriarch, grandpa, fossil, senior, veteran, mossback, geezer, gramps, pap, forefather, elder, granddaddy, granddad, golden-ager, war-horse, grandpappy
Examples from the Web for gramps
"But now I got a boy to help me with all the chores I used to do," Gramps said.
There was a short silence and Gramps finished, "He thought it was 'nother orphan."
Evidently as brisk as he had been in the early morning, Gramps bounced from his chair.
Something in Gramps' voice turned Gram's frown into a smile.
Actually, as Gramps had explained, it was not only fair, it was wise to harvest some creatures.