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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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STONE ME Ellie Goulding, left and Taylor Swift get up close and personal with granddaddy of rock Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones at the bash
Granddaddy began to take shape earlier this winter when the Gilman farmer needed to move mounting snow piles away from his greenhouses.
Granddaddy sops up egg yolk with the last of his biscuit.
Watching Granddaddy in that defeated state I was reminded of a line from Yeats' poem, "Sailing to Byzantium":
Growing up in rural Pennsylvania, McDonnell honed her singing skills in her dad's country band while getting an once-in-a-lifetime education at the granddaddy of all outdoor music festivals, Woodstock.
Grimm's Fairy Tales are the granddaddy of them all but children in the UK have long been able to read TinTin, Pippy Longstocking, Moomin and Asterix, which have their literary roots overseas.
Valuable lessons learned while spending time on the water and in the woods with my granddaddy and dad shaped the core beliefs I still hold true to this day.
But the irony is that Sony once owned Winterland Merchandising--the granddaddy of music merchandising companies founded by the late Bill Graham and run for Graham (and later) by Dell Furano.
* The granddaddy of them all, a business that started here and whose departure still gives Arkansas economic developers nightmares, is FedEx Corp., which Little Rock lost to Memphis in the 1970s.
So, the next time you want your granddaddy s rusted old revolver, pistol, rifle Or shotgun made to look new, please understand the process is not something that happens overnight or something a gunsmith waves his hand over and a in a few hours, a beautifully restored firearm mysteriously appears.
Hop aboard with the granddaddy of outfitters, Adrift Adventures.
The granddaddy of them all is the Public Theater's Under the Radar festival (Jan.