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granddaddy

[gran-dad-ee] /ˈgrænˌdæd i/
noun, plural granddaddies. Informal.
Origin of granddaddy
1760-1770
1760-70; grand- + daddy
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  • granddaddy Bullfrog seated himself again on the old log to catch a fly for breakfast.

  • granddaddy thought it was beautiful too—although he called it "purty."

    'Smiles' Eliot H. Robinson
  • I think that I have not felt so utterly lonesome since granddaddy died.

    'Smiles' Eliot H. Robinson
  • granddaddy pays me 10 cents a week for keeping house for him, too.

    'Smiles' Eliot H. Robinson
  • The dirty, low, schemin' granddaddy of all the foxes in Christendom!

    Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne
  • “Helloa, there, granddaddy Bullfrog,” shouted the little rabbit.

  • Chippy Chipmunk scurried into his little house and granddaddy Bullfrog chuckled as he crawled under a sheltering leaf.

  • He said it, and I'm here to say that I don't want to be the granddaddy of the children of an atheist.

    The Cottage of Delight Will N. Harben

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