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Definition of Great-Grandfather


  1. The father of one's grandfather or grandmother.

Great-Grandfather Quotations

My great-grandfather was in the army in India, and we have photographs of my family there in full Victorian dress. They're incredibly romantic.
Georgina Chapman

All of us are so mixed. My great-grandfather was white.
Muhammad Ali

My great-grandfather Melvin had been a carpenter - so was my father - and they taught me the value of tools: saws, hammers, chisels, files and rulers. It all dealt with conciseness and precision. It eliminated guesswork. One has to know his tools, so he doesn't work against himself.
Yusef Komunyakaa

Going back to Georgiana Drew and John Drew, and my great-grandfather Maurice Barrymore, and it was such a sort of circus of odd, interesting people that loved acting.
Drew Barrymore

My own great-grandfather suffered so much from asthma that he had to walk a mile or two behind the covered wagons crossing the plains to avoid the dust. However, he always arrived at his destination and did his share of the work.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
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Great-Grandfather Translations

great-grandfather in Dutch is voorvader, overgrootvader
great-grandfather in Italian is bisnonno
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