noun Date: 1587 the child of one's son or daughter

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  • Grandchild — Grand child , n. A son s or daughter s child; a child in the second degree of descent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grandchild — index child Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • grandchild — 1580s, graundchilde, from GRAND (Cf. grand) (adj.) + CHILD (Cf. child). Related: Grandchildren …   Etymology dictionary

  • grandchild — ► NOUN ▪ a child of one s son or daughter …   English terms dictionary

  • grandchild — [grand′chīld΄, gran′child΄] n. pl. grandchildren [grand′chil΄dren, gran′chil΄dren] a child of one s son or daughter …   English World dictionary

  • grandchild —   Mo opuna.    ♦ Grandchild of a sibling or cousin, mo opuna hanauna.    ♦ To have a grandchild, kani mo opuna (poetic).    ♦ To carry a grandchild in the arms, hi i mo opuna …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • grandchild — UK [ˈɡræn(d)ˌtʃaɪld] / US noun [countable] Word forms grandchild : singular grandchild plural grandchildren UK [ˈɡræn(d)ˌtʃɪldrən] / US the son or daughter of one of your children. You are their grandparent …   English dictionary

  • grandchild — [[t]græ̱ntʃaɪld[/t]] grandchildren N COUNT: oft poss N Someone s grandchild is the child of their son or daughter. Mary loves her grandchildren …   English dictionary

  • grandchild — /gran chuyld /, n., pl. grandchildren. a child of one s son or daughter. [1580 90; GRAND + CHILD] * * * …   Universalium

  • grandchild — noun a child of someone’s child Ant: grandparent …   Wiktionary

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