(redirected from grandfathering)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

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.

References in periodicals archive ?
There is, however, much to learn about grandpaternal engagement and questions of relationship development are best addressed when scholars operate within the grandfathering paradigm (Bates, 2009a) which centers on the interactive, behavioral, and social-cognitive aspects of intergenerational relationship growth and enhancement.
It is anticipated that the government will publish medical inflation statistics for purposes of grandfathering calculations.
2601-1(b) (1)(i) was a reasonable interpretation of the grandfathering provision contained in Section 1433 (b)(2)(A) of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (TRA '86).
As of March 31, with two business days remaining in the comment period, the SBA said it had received approximately 6,000 comments on the grandfathering proposal.