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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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My slave-owning, slave-freeing great granddaddy. He was quite the radical, the subversive renegade nonconformist, and they called him "nxxxxr-lover," injured him bodily, and banished him.
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As he put in his detailed, rambling, entertaining life story on his website: "My granddaddy's granddaddy's granddaddy was born in Caswell County in 1795.
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Greg Novak says he's invested hundreds of hours to build a 50-foot (15-meter) snowman named "Granddaddy" that he hopes will wake onlookers from their winter doldrums.
Granddaddy shakes out salt and pepper on the fried eggs that are already on his plate.