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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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The other grannies have generally said that they don't do it for the money.
And they're off: Grannie Turismo on High Street, Birmingham, on Saturday.
The grannies have since been hooked on the game, and continue to train under coach David Maake.
CHICAGO, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Best friends and co-hosts Pat Johnson and Regina Fraser return for a second season of the award-winning Grannies on Safari to recount their continued exploration to diverse locales that dazzle the senses and intrigue the mind.
POP twins Jedward have fallen in love at Eurovision - with the Russian grannies.
Grannies and the two-bedroom maisonette above are part of a Grade II-listed four-storey house, which is over 200 years old.
Antler Luggage USA is the exclusive luggage provider for the Grannies on Safari([R]) upcoming fourth season.
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 ends her text with the interesting movement of narrating her ethnographic travels through Mississippi and encourages the reader to perform a double-dutch reading of her dialogues with the 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.
To order, or to listen to the Grannyworld Grannies, call 1-800-957-8200, 8 a.