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granny

, grannie
1. Engineering a revolving cap on a chimneypot that keeps out rain, etc.
2. Southern US a midwife or nurse

Granny

cantankerous matriarch of the Clampett family. [TV: “The Beverly Hillbillies” in Terrace, I, 93–94]
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Crowds of Saturday shoppers looked on in amazement as three grannies whizzed down the High Street on the souped-up trolleys.
The Grannies will answer questions about travel, luggage and more.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have classified the Raging Grannies as subversives.
In the footage it is seen that just after the getting starting signal of race, two grannies began a vehement running in 100 meter -long footrace.
My grannies are really supportive of me so I'm very happy the club are now supporting a charity close to their hearts.
The grannies use luxuriously soft 100% British spun merino wool yarn to bring customers' designs to life - because Grannies, Inc.
NEXT year, schedule some quality time with both grannies including your mother-in-law.
A football club in South Africa has become popular for accommodating grannies.
Faith's father Colin McDade, 21 is completely outnumbered by the Henderson women but it means that little Faith has three doting grannies to spoil her.
Of course, modern grannies do not all sit at home knitting.
After five-and-half hours of filming we had 30 seconds worth of footage - opens goals for grannies are not as easy as they look.
Lee then critiques the critics and reasons that, since both the literary and literal grannies practice "Womanist theology" - the act of theorizing through a spiritually based ethic of activism and caring - critics who study the two performances should, in turn, act as Womanist scholars in their scholarly investigations.