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- noun The
stepfatherof one's mother or father.
- noun The father of one's
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It occurs to me, by the way, that languages can be divided into those that have convenient prefixes like English step-, German Stief-, and French beau- with which new forms like "stepgrandfather" can be constructed and those that don't.
There are a few hundred Google hits for "stepgrandfather"; my favorite is from this Arkansan parody of Midnight's Children:On the wedding day my stepgrandfather Oxford Davis gave my stepfather a wad of chewing tobacco, a baseball bat autographed by members of the Arkansas Reds, a pair of jumper cables, a thirty-dollar Bible, an album entitled Johnny Cash: The Cheatin' Songs a native son of Kingsland, 50 miles to the south, whom my stepgrandfather worked alongside with in the fields as a young man and never tired of endlessly repeating his stories about him and Johnny in their younger days, most of which started with: "I tell you, one night me and Johnny got so drunk..."
Butler's stepgrandfather, Robert Uribe, said the news still seemed unreal to him Wednesday evening and didn't seem to fit with the polite teen he knew.
My WV stepgrandfather once told me that all the atheists should just get in a boat (just one?) and sail to some other country because america is a christian nation.
My stepgrandfather was awarded medals from King George VI.
If my stepgrandfather was still alive and saw the state of today's current British Royal Family, he'd definitley have an aneurysm.
Back in Midland, "he didn't fit in, he never got around to knowing people," says B.J. Carr, Green's former stepgrandfather.
(The teenager was living with her stepgrandfather at the time and had lots of freedom.)
My late stepgrandfather moved here to the United States from England when he was forty years old.
It was funny how much Simon resembled his stepgrandfather.
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