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grandchild

[gran-chahyld] /ˈgrænˌtʃaɪld/
noun, plural grandchildren.
1.
a child of one's son or daughter.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; grand- + child
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  • In their years together they raised their children and saw their grandchildren grow up.
  • The queen mother realized from the description that these were her grandchildren.
  • The decisions they made then affected the lives of their children and grandchildren.
British Dictionary definitions for grandchildren

grandchild

/ˈɡrænˌtʃaɪld/
noun (pl) -children (-ˌtʃɪldrən)
1.
the son or daughter of one's child
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Word Origin and History for grandchildren

grandchild

n.

1580s, graundchilde, from grand (adj.) + child. Related: Grandchildren.

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