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GRANDMOTHER, domestic relations. The mother of one's father or mother. The father's mother is called the paternal grandmother; the mother's mother is the maternal grandmother.

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My grandma is getting a bit older now, so it was good to see how besotted she was known with five - four not five Elliott with my daughter - she wouldn't let anyone else hold her
Once inside, Grandma pointered to the bare refrigerator shelf.
We would line up like baby birds for Grandma to bait our hooks with those feisty little red worms.
Girls see moms, stepmoms, and grandmas as Beautiful Girls, too.
Dame Elizabeth was one year older than my grandma, who died in 1946 and is buried in Yardley Cemetery.
Last Friday, after I brought my daughter home, she told me, "Grandma was crying today and told me that 'Grandma Kitty' is not my grandma.
It must have been sometime soon after the war started when grandma received the telegram "We regret to inform you that your son Patrick has been reported missing in Singapore and it must now be presumed that he is dead.
Grandma Aggie's ancestors were elders who sat in the stone seat and managed the fishery.
MANILA -- ANILA, Philippines Dwyane Wade is called the Flash, but one Filipina grandma is flashier.
Jessica Shepherd read from her book, Grandma, to classes from Breckon Hill School at Middlesbrough Central Library on yesterday.
Moses is unhappy and tries to substitute Ethel for Odell, until Grandma stands up and sings with Odell.
Playing with his toys in his bedroom while grandma was dusting, he looked up and said: "Grandma, why don't you have a boyfriend now that grandpa went to heaven?