Grandam Gran"dam, n. [F. grande, fem. of grand + dame. See {Grand}, and {Dame}.] An old woman; specifically, a grandmother. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • Grandam — may refer to: * grandparent * Grand Am *Grande dame …   Wikipedia

  • grandam — [ grandam] (also grandame) noun archaic term for grandmother. Origin ME: from Anglo Norman Fr. graund dame (see grand, dame) …   English new terms dictionary

  • grandam — [gran′dam΄, gran′dəm] n. [ME grandame < Anglo Fr graund dame: see GRAND & DAME] Now Rare 1. a grandmother 2. an old woman: Also sp. grandame …   English World dictionary

  • grandam — /ˈgrændæm/ (say grandam) noun 1. a grandmother. 2. an old woman. {Middle English, from Anglo French graund dame, from Old French grand grand + dame lady, mother, dame} …   Australian English dictionary

  • grandam — noun Etymology: Middle English graundam, from Anglo French graund dame, literally, great lady Date: 13th century 1. (or grandame) a. grandmother b. an old woman 2. (or granddam) a dam s or sire s dam used of an animal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grandam — /gran deuhm, dam/, n. 1. a grandmother. 2. an old woman. Also, grandame /gran daym, deuhm/. [1175 1225; ME gra(u)ndame < OF grant dame. See GRAND, DAME] * * * …   Universalium

  • grandam — noun a) grandmother b) old lady, elderly woman …   Wiktionary

  • grandam — gran·dam || grændæm n. grandmother; elderly woman …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grandam — grandma …   Anagrams dictionary

  • grandam — gran·dam …   English syllables

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