grandsire

[grand-sahyuhr]
noun
1.
a grandfather.
2.
Archaic.
a.
a forefather.
b.
an aged man.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English graunt-sire < Anglo-French. See grand-, sire

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grandsire1 (ˈɡrænˌsaɪə, ˈɡrænd-)
 
n
an archaic word for grandfather

grandsire2 (ˈɡrændsə, -ˌsaɪə)
 
n
bell-ringing See method a well-established method used in change-ringing

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Effects fit were sire genotype, maternal grandsire genotype, and interaction of sire genotype with maternal grandsire genotype.
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