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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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Incredible footrace performance, which was caught on tape by amateur cameramen, showed by grannies in a village in Russia's one of the northern Caucasian Republics of Dagestan is still breaking record in social media.
The bright exuberant colours of the seaside, captured in mixed media and acrylic overlays, the cheerful grommets, the subtle message implicit in the reassuring body language of the grannies and the helpful 'Granny Grommet's Beach Tips' at the end all contribute to a delightful book to share with a grandchild, especially one who is timid about venturing into the sea.
I think the Russian grannies have a crush on me and Edward.
A knitter for more than 60 years, Ceri, from Usk, became involved with Grannies, Inc.
NEXT year, schedule some quality time with both grannies including your mother-in-law.
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.
Some grannies have thin legs, fat knees, crinkly eyes, or big soft laps.
I suppose even Raging Grannies can't control rush-hour traffic.
When the Raging Grannies sprang into being in 1987 in Victoria, B.
Then throughout the remainder of the chapter Lee alternates and sometimes blends her discussion of literary grannies (fictional characters) with historical grannies (real life midwives).
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.