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grandchild a child of one's child.
granddad (informal) a grandfather.
granddaughter a female child of one's child.
grand duchess the wife or widow of a grand duke. [3 definitions]
grand duchy a territory or country ruled by a grand duke or duchess.
grand duke a man who rules a grand duchy. [2 definitions]
grande dame (French) a grand or great lady, esp. one of advanced age; lady of aristocratic manner.
grandee a Spanish or Portuguese nobleman of the highest rank. [2 definitions]
grandeur the quality of being majestic, splendid, or grand.
grandfather the male parent of one's parent. [3 definitions]
grandfather clause a clause in certain laws, agreements, or the like that exempts from a control or restriction those already engaged in an act that the new law now forbids. [2 definitions]
grandfather clock a pendulum clock in a tall, narrow cabinet.
grandfatherly of or concerning a grandfather or grandfathers. [2 definitions]
grandiloquence speech that is pretentious, pompous, or excessively mannered.
grandiloquent speaking or expressed in a pretentious, pompous, or excessively ornate fashion.
grandiose pretentious, pompous, or ridiculously grand. [2 definitions]
grandioso in a grand, majestic style (used as a musical direction).
grand jury a jury of twelve to thirty-three citizens who are gathered to determine whether there is enough evidence against accused persons to indict them and bring them to trial.
Grand Lama see "Dalai Lama."
grand larceny the theft of goods or property exceeding a certain amount of money set by law. (Cf. petty larceny.)
grandma (informal) the female parent of one's parent; grandmother.