Grandevous Gran*de"vous, a. [L. grandaevus; grandig grand+ aevum lifetime, age.] Of great age; aged; longlived. [R.] --Bailey. [1913 Webster]

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  • magnævous — † magˈnævous, a. Obs. rare 0. [as if f. L. *magnæv us (f. magn us great + ævum age) + ous.] Of great age. = grandevous. in Bailey vol. II …   Useful english dictionary

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