Definition of Granddaughters

1. Noun. (plural of granddaughter) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Granddaughters

1. granddaughter [n] - See also: granddaughter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Granddaughters

grandbairn
grandbairns
grandboomer
grandboomers
grandchild
grandchildless
grandchildren
granddad
granddaddies
granddaddy
granddads
granddam
granddams
granddaughter
granddaughter cyst
granddaughters (current term)
granddog
granddogs
grande
grande dame
grande wormwood
grandee
grandees
grandeeship
grandeeships
grander
grandes écoles
grandest
grandeur
grandeurs

Literary usage of Granddaughters

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Cases Heard and Determined by the Lord Chancellor and the Court by John Peter De Gex, Henry Cadman Jones, Great Britain Court of Chancery, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1873)
"It ia plain, as it seems to me, that cross remainders must be implied, the estates being to go over only in default of issue of all the granddaughters ..."

2. Correspondence of James Fenimore-Cooper by James Fenimore-Cooper (1922)
"... People—which is also an uncommonly good resemblance—the General has quite recovered and in August, another of his granddaughters is to be married—Mile. ..."

3. The Monks of the West, from St. Benedict to St. Bernard by Charles Forbes Montalembert, Aurélien Courson (1872)
"The race of the cruel Penda furnished the greatest number of saints and nuns. — Three of his daughters nuns, and four of his granddaughters saints. ..."

4. Erasmus Darwin by Ernst Krause, Charles Darwin (1880)
"In a volume of MSS. by Dr. Darwin, in the possession of one of his granddaughters, there is the following stanza: From Lichfield famed two giant critics ..."

5. Some Records of the Later Life of Harriet, Countess Granville by Susan H. Oldfield (1901)
"IN February 1850 Lady Granville took a house in Westbourne Terrace, and her two elder granddaughters were with her there for the sake of having masters. ..."

6. Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry: From the Year by Mary Berry (1865)
"... tho' young enough to be my great-granddaughters, lovely enough to turn the heads of all our youths, and sensible enough, if said youths have any brains, ..."

7. Unpublished Letters of Charles Carroll of Carrollton and of His Father by Charles Carroll (1902)
"CARROLL AND HIS granddaughters (1817). THE following year Louisa, the third of the Caton sisters, became engaged to Colonel Sir Bathurst Hervey, ..."

8. The Story of My Childhood by Clara Barton (1907)
"... I saw my father, then a grey-haired grandsire, out on the same little pond, fitting the skates carefully to the feet of his little twin granddaughters, ..."

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