By this time, gramp had appeared on the scene, and he fetched a cup of tea to take the taste out of the Elder's mouth.
The one called gramp was screeching invectives at the grinning bystanders.
gramp gave him all the following day to "mount" the eagle as a specimen.
Ad dropped his axe and stood looking at gramp, as if spellbound.
We often said to her afterwards, when looking at the pictures, that her smile was almost as broad as gramp's irrepressible one.
"All Christians are good people," gramp was accustomed to say.
"Very well," gramp assented; and that was all there was said about the accident.
"That is a little different from what they used to tell me when I was a boy," gramp remarked.
Halse did not come back to help me, at once; and at length gramp went to the house, in search of him.
But I had just witnessed what befell gramp from smiling, and was afraid to risk it.
1898, colloquial or dialectal shortening of grandpa.
Grandfather; any old man: Need any help, gramps?
[1940s+; gramp is found by 1898]