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

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Hannah said: "We are so grateful for the help and support of Imogen and her granddad, who raised a fantastic amount of money through the Great North Swim.
Until he's ready to explain things more fully, just deal with it by saying, "My granddad's pretty eccentric".
She wants to kick the ball not pick it up and run with it."The modern-day footballer, granddad believes, has different values to his day.
Grow Up Granddad |will be performed at ARC from September 3-12 with tickets on sale later this month.
"My granddad told me that your aunts and uncles and their mothers and fathers helped to save thousands and thousands of lives during the war, so can you save Christmas?
London, Sept 21 ( ANI ): Mick Jagger is set to become a great granddad, as his granddaughter Asisi is expecting her first child with chef boyfriend, Alex.
Loving memories of a wonderful husband, dad and granddad, who left us one year ago, reunited with our wonderful daughter Jennifer.
"My granddad played for Ireland after the war and my dad has his caps and Ireland shirt in the house and I love looking at them from time to time," said the former Cardiff City hitman.
"Dad's always potching about outdoors and is obsessive about keeping the water clear in his SCENE Lynne Allbutt "My granddad and dad are good gardeners, but I'm still too young to be gardening yet," says the 21-year-old.
The daughter of a man found dead with his wife at a scrapyard paid tribute yesterday to a "lovely dad and granddad".
THE bad news for Robbie is that a judge finds him guilty of killing his granddad. The good news is that he just issues a fine, not a prison sentence.