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grandfather

[′gran‚fath·ər]
(computer science)
A data set that is two generations earlier than the data set under consideration.
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We were by his side when he bumped into the feared Brummie hard nut, the Tyseley Terror, in Hick Street, Highgate - the street Our Granddad came out of.
Today, although Granddad didn't know it, another cake had appeared on the "special" shelf--Sophie's first, baked-it-all-by-myself sponge cake.
We were by Granddad's side when he bumped into the feared Brummie hard nut, the Tyseley Terror, in Hick Street, Highgate - the street Our Granddad come out of.
And he discovered his great granddad was the person who brought the family from these shores to Liverpool.
On Christmas Eve my sister, brother and I were packed off to bed early so that dad and granddad could go to their social club and leave mother and gran to prepare the Christmas dinner.
In a speech given by Amandeep and Natasha, they said: "One of the last great memories we will have of our granddad was the Friday before his death, which was his 63rd birthday.
Helena Earnshaw Missing Nancy by Carolyn Lewis (Accent Press) Told through the voices of the four main characters - young teen Jon, his mum Nina, his dad Chris, and granddad Frank.
Great granddad Eurwyn Rowlands, 68, of Capel Uchaf, Llangefni, saw his clothes engulfed in flames as gas ignited while he was attempting to refill his lighter in his lap.
They rush to organise everything in three days and proud granddad Alf gives her away.
Next week, Granddad finds true love in a young white woman who only he doesn't recognize is a prostitute.