- a child of one's son or daughter.
Origin of grandchild
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Examples from the Web for grandchild
Then she sits her grandchild on her knee, to show him how his father would trade the family in.Is There a Ma Joad for the Piketty Era?
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Likewise, a man is legally pardoned from killing his child or grandchild, but a woman is not.Iran to Hang Abused Child Bride
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A “Happy Thanksgiving” note with Mitt and a grandchild and a sled.Ten Years On, Facebook Has Changed Politics
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This baby will be the first child for Mike and Zara and the third grandchild for The Princess Royal.ANOTHER Royal Baby Due!!
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“They should go to Bangladesh, where they came from, or they should be killed,” she adds, as her grandchild sits beside her.Burma’s Rohingya Muslims Targeted by Buddhist Mob Violence
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And have you ever suggested such a thing to your grandchild?
You have stolen my grandchild's heart from me; with a thousand inventions you have driven her mad!
She had no friend of her own age; she was sure she should like the grandchild of her dear Mrs. Leslie.Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete
I have a grandchild, sir; a grandson—but that has nothing to do with it.
She had been trying to persuade William that the boy was her grandchild.
- the son or daughter of one's child
Word Origin and History for grandchild
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