Grandfather longlegs
Grandfather Grand"fa"ther, n. A father's or mother's father; an ancestor immediately after the father or mother in lineal ascent. [1913 Webster]

{Grandfather longlegs}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Daddy longlegs}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • grandfather longlegs — Daddy longlegs Dad dy long legs 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An arachnidan of the genus {Phalangium}, and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; called also {harvestman}, {carter}, and {grandfather longlegs}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grandfather — Grand fa ther, n. A father s or mother s father; an ancestor immediately after the father or mother in lineal ascent. [1913 Webster] {Grandfather longlegs}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Daddy longlegs}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grandfather graybeard — noun 1. : fringe tree 2. : daddy longlegs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Daddy longlegs — Dad dy long legs 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An arachnidan of the genus {Phalangium}, and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; called also {harvestman}, {carter}, and {grandfather longlegs}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A name… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • father longlegs — Daddy longlegs Dad dy long legs 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An arachnidan of the genus {Phalangium}, and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; called also {harvestman}, {carter}, and {grandfather longlegs}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hugh Seagrim — Major Hugh Paul Grandfather Longlegs Seagrim GC DSO MBE, (1909–1944), was a famous leader of Karen rebels, fighting Japanese invaders in Burma during World War II. His brother was Derek Anthony Seagrim VC. He and his brother have the distinction… …   Wikipedia

  • carter — Daddy longlegs Dad dy long legs 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An arachnidan of the genus {Phalangium}, and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; called also {harvestman}, {carter}, and {grandfather longlegs}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • harvestman — Daddy longlegs Dad dy long legs 1. (Zo[ o]l.) An arachnidan of the genus {Phalangium}, and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; called also {harvestman}, {carter}, and {grandfather longlegs}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ian Morrison — Ian Ernest McLeavy Morrison (1913 – August 12, 1950) was an Australian journalist and war correspondent for The Times . He was one of the first journalists to be killed in the Korean War.Early careerBorn in Peking in 1913 and educated at… …   Wikipedia

  • Seagrim, Hugh P. —    (1909 1944)    British officer who worked with Force 136 during World War II to establish an anti Japanese base in the hills of what is now Karen (Kayin) State, near the Thai Burma border. Operating on his own with a small force of Karens… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

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