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grandsire

noun grand·sire \ˈgran(d)-ˌsī(-ə)r\

Definition of GRANDSIRE

1
or grand·sir \ˈgran(t)-sər\ dial :  grandfather 1a
2
archaic :  forefather
3
archaic :  an aged man
4
:  a dam's or sire's sire —used of an animal
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Origin of GRANDSIRE

Middle English
First Known Use: 14th century

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