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  1. a granddaughter of one's son or daughter.
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Origin of great-granddaughter

First recorded in 1745–55
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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.


    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.