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  • grandad — also granddad, 1819, from GRAND (Cf. grand) (adj.) + DAD (Cf. dad). Grandaddy is attested from 1769; figuratively (in grandaddy of all ) from 1956. Grand dada attested from 1690s …   Etymology dictionary

  • grandad — (also granddad) ► NOUN 1) informal one s grandfather. 2) (before another noun ) (of a shirt) having a collar in the form of a narrow upright band …   English terms dictionary

  • Grandad — Infobox character name = Edward Grandad Trotter other names = caption = Grandad (Pictured left) portrayer = Lennard Pearce first = Big Brother last = Licensed to Drill last cause = age = 72 76 occupation = Retired street lamp lighter, housekeeper …   Wikipedia

  • grandad — [[t]græ̱ndæd[/t]] grandads also granddad N FAMILY Your grandad is your grandfather. [INFORMAL] My grandad is 85 …   English dictionary

  • grandad — UK [ˈɡræn(d)ˌdæd] / US noun [countable] Word forms grandad : singular grandad plural grandads informal a) a grandfather b) an insulting way of talking to an old man, especially one whose name you do not know …   English dictionary

  • grandad — /ˈgrændæd/ (say grandad) noun Colloquial → grandfather. Also, grand dad, granddad …  

  • grandad —    Normally addressed to the grandfather of the speaker, but also used occasionally to old men, not related in any way to the speaker, who look as if they could be grandfathers. Such a one is addressed as ‘Grandad’ in Dandelion Days, by Henry… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Grandad Bluff — (also Granddad Bluff) is a mesa on the east side of La Crosse, Wisconsin. It is the highest point in La Crosse County. Grandad Bluff is approximately 570 feet above the surrounding land.Bliss Road proves access to the bluff; however, the road was …   Wikipedia

  • Grandad (song) — Grandad is a popular song by Clive Dunn.While starring in the long running BBC situation comedy Dad s Army , Dunn met bassist Herbie Flowers at a party and on learning he was a songwriter challenged him to write a song for him. Flowers wrote… …   Wikipedia

  • Grandad of Races — Infobox Film name = Grandad of Races image size = caption = director = André de la Varre producer = Gordon Hollingshead writer = Charles L. Tedford narrator = starring = Art Gilmore music = cinematography = André de la Varre editing = Rex Steele… …   Wikipedia

  • grandad — noun see granddad …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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