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  • noun Plural form of grandmother.


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  • For my money, anyone who would send heavily armed and armored goons to intimidate blue-haired grandmothers is not someone I would put a lot past.

    SWAT Troops against an Army of Grandmas. | RedState 2010

  • Most sloe gin in the UK is homemade, much of it in English grandmothers 'kitchens, with actual sloe berries the inedibly bitter fruit of the blackthorn, a relative of the plum harvested from among the autumn hedgerows.

    Spirits: It's sloe time Jason Wilson 2010

  • And whatever we call our grandmothers, I thank God for them!

    mamie - French Word-A-Day 2010

  • AFTER HAVING A MAGAZINE ARTICLE PUBLISHED ABOUT TESSIE and Pearl, I call my grandmothers for permission to write a book about them.

    Tessie and Pearlie JOY HOROWITZ 1996

  • It may be so, but the longer I live, the more faith I have in grandmothers and grandmotherly logic, of which, at some future time, I shall give my views at large.

    Oldtown Folks 1869

  • The Manic Grammies (as I dubbed the grandmothers on the trip) often commented on how much they wished they'd had a support system like ours when they were raising children.

    Manic Mommies® Media, Inc. 2008

  • Baker and Silverstein write that healthy habits among long-term grandmothers do not fully offset the lack of preventive health examinations during the crucial transition period.

    Medlogs - Recent stories 2008

  • Certainly much of what attracts these women, whether teenagers or grandmothers, is SARK’s basic premise: People deserve more acceptance, love, respect and gentleness.

    The World According to SARK | 2000

  • And whatever we call our grandmothers, I thank God for them!

    mamie - French Word-A-Day 2010

  • GALINA IVANOVNA'S grandmother was the luminary of the labor camp, while our grandmothers were her audience.

    No Escape: Getting Out Of The Gulag Sammy Perlmutter 2010


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