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granny

or gran·nie

[ gran-ee ]
/ ˈgræn i /
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noun, plural gran·nies.
adjective, gran·ni·er, gran·ni·est for 6.
of, relating to, or thought to be like a grandmother or an elderly or old-fashioned woman: granny notions about what's proper.
(of clothing for women or girls) being loose-fitted and having such features as high necklines, puff sleeves, long skirts, and ruffles and lace trimmings: a granny blouse; a granny nightgown.
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Origin of granny

1655–65; grand(mother) + -y2, with -nd->-nn-
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British Dictionary definitions for granny

granny

grannie

/ (ˈɡrænɪ) /

noun plural -nies
informal words for grandmother
informal an irritatingly fussy person
a revolving cap on a chimneypot that keeps out rain, etc
Southern US a midwife or nurse
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