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grampa

[gram-pah, -paw, -puh] /ˈgræmˌpɑ, -ˌpɔ, -pə/
noun, Informal.
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  • But yo' grampa he outlive' yo' gramma nigh twen'y-five yeah'.

    Gideon's Band George W. Cable
  • My grampa takes his teeth out at night and puts'm in a glass of water.

  • She belong' fust to yo' grampa Hayle, same like my sisteh do, my yalleh sisteh—aw rutheh to yo' gramma.

    Gideon's Band George W. Cable
  • But you are sorry sometimes, grampa, not to have me with you?

    With Wolfe in Canada G. A. Henty
  • An' 'bout two yeah' ayfteh yo' gramma die' my sisteh, my yalleh sisteh, she housekeep fo' yo' grampa—a shawt spell.

    Gideon's Band George W. Cable
  • She did not wish to leave her grampa who had been so good to her, and Mrs. Walsham, and James.

    With Wolfe in Canada G. A. Henty
  • But I have seen women working in the fields, grampa, and some of them didn't seem very soft and gentle.

    With Wolfe in Canada G. A. Henty
  • Rose-Ellen said, "Hurry, grampa, everything's getting cold."

    Across the Fruited Plain Florence Crannell Means

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