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grandfathers

noun
plural of grandfather

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a person who is several generations earlier in an individual's line of descent
  • this tradition has been passed down from our pioneer grandfathers

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“Grandfathers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grandfathers. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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