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granddaughter

[gran-daw-ter] /ˈgrænˌdɔ tər/
noun
1.
a daughter of one's son or daughter.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; grand- + daughter
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  • Beside him was his granddaughter, on her knees and bathed in tears.
  • The granddaughter was a year old, maybe a little older.
  • Her husband had gone for water, so she began chopping wood for the cooking fire, while her granddaughter watched from the veranda.
  • Carol's sons have now married and each has given her a granddaughter.
  • She had her granddaughter check the ticket to ensure it was a winner.
British Dictionary definitions for granddaughter

granddaughter

/ˈɡrænˌdɔːtə/
noun
1.
a daughter of one's son or daughter
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Word Origin and History for granddaughter
n.

also grand daughter, 1610s, from grand (adj.) + daughter.

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