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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gramp
Literary usage of Gramp
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of a Grandfatherby William Edgar Hughes by William Edgar Hughes (1912)
"Who ever heard of a gramp? It sounds doubtless most disrespectful, but somehow, ... So, gramp it is, and as gramp I shall write this journal, ..."
2. Essays for College English by James Cloyd Bowman (1915)
"The ideal guide was "gramp," as James Buckham knew him (Country Life in America): What a man to fish and camp, What a hand to hunt and tramp Up and down the ..."
3. The Life of Clara Barton by Percy Harold Epler (1915)
"I know that you place flowers on his grave for I have been told so, and I think ‘gramp' knows up in Heaven that his little Mamie loves and cares for him. ..."
4. Highways and Byways of New England: Including the States of Massachusetts by Clifton Johnson (1915)
"gramp asked. "You bet," Jimmy replied, reaching for a couple. ... "This boy," gramp said, patting Jimmy's red head affectionately, "has never had an absent ..."
5. Maine, My State by Maine Writers Research Club (1919)
"When gramp and Gram came home, we were not slow in telling them that a most remarkable elderly ... exclaimed gramp. "Too bad we were not at home!" "What! ..."