Definition of Grannie

1. Noun. The mother of your father or mother.

Exact synonyms: Gran, Grandma, Grandmother, Granny, Nan, Nanna
Generic synonyms: Grandparent
Specialized synonyms: Nan
Language type: Britain, Britain



Definition of Grannie

1. Noun. A less common variant spelling of granny. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grannie

1. granny [n -S] - See also: granny

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grannie

granite
granitelike
granites
graniteware
granitewares
granitic
granitical
granitification
granitiform
granitoid
granivore
granivores
granivorous
grannam
grannams
grannie (current term)
grannied
grannies
granny
granny's bonnets
granny-bashing
granny annexe
granny annexes
granny dumping
granny knot
granny knots
granny panties
granny shot
granny style
grannying

Literary usage of Grannie

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1. One Hundred Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices by David Herschell Edwards (1880)
"Of a' the sweet places that there is on earth, T lo'e naue sae weel as my auld grannie's hearth, I ne'er will forget till the day that I dee, The happy oors ..."

2. The Sunday Magazine (1872)
"That is what I do mean, grannie." " And that is just the conclusion I had come ... should like to say just one word to it, grannie, so be you won't cut up ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1909)
"grannie- bide a wee and I'll gle them intil yer hand—there, ... grannie could not Imagine. so Easie went on: "They was for a ..."

4. My Russian Year by Rothay Reynolds (1913)
"... but I had always heard her called grannie; indeed, like thousands of others who had never seen her, I called her grannie myself, and during the two ..."

5. One Hundred Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices by David Herschell Edwards (1881)
"BE KIND TO AULD grannie. lie kind to an Id grannie, for noo she is frail, As a time-shatter'd tree bending low in the gale ; When ye were wee ..."

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