Grandfather


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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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"Do, Grandfather, talk to us about this chair," she repeated.
"Well, child," said Grandfather, patting Clara's cheek, "I can tell you a great many stories of my chair.
He looked eagerly in Grandfather's face; and even Charley, a bold, brisk, restless little fellow of nine, sat himself down on the carpet, and resolved to be quiet for at least ten minutes, should the story last so long.
Meantime, little Alice was already asleep; so Grandfather, being much pleased with such an attentive audience, began to talk about matters that happened long ago.
It took netizen Aica Riz Ganhinhin to put the issue to rest when she said that the man in the photo is not the President, but her 73-year old grandfather Ricarte Erese.
SERGEANT Jack Lennox was a friend of my grandfather John Cliff and they were both in the Royal Engineers Wallsend TA during the war.
Gary Lineker will ask why his grandfather was branded a "D-Day dodger" in a new Second World War documentary for BBC1.
Reports said Tabish Naveed had gone missing from the street after he followed his grandfather who left the house on a motorcycle while his mother thought that her son had gone with the grandfather.
Q: I am writing on behalf of my grandfather who has an old .38 rimless Colt semiautomatic pistol that his grandfather used as a law enforcement officer in southern New Mexico.
Going to the Mountain, chose to focus more on his role as a grandfather to him as well as to the rest of the world.