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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 Filipino adaptation of South Korean film 'Miss Granny' starring Sarah Geronimo is now streaming on Netflix.
GANGSTA GRANNY Fun for all the family is guaranteed when Heartbeat Productions performs David Walliams' Gangsta Granny show at a number of outdoor theatre stages across the region.
Arriving at Granny's island, Amber's father took her to see Mini World a miniature museum with scenes from Cowboy Town, Logging Camp, African Wilderness, and more.
Howell, MI, June 10, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Michigan owned and operated Granny's Confections has introduced an amazing new flavor of brittle.
My granny didn't work, and every day at 2'clock we'd watch for my mummy to come back.
A "Granny Flat Academy" program about adding a second unit on homes for parents, children or others will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Granny had, as she called it, "put the big pot in the little one." Oh my, she had made her amazing chicken gizzard stew, which was pretty tasty if you didn't look at it.
The story starts with a lyrical description of Granny in her chocolate box perfect cottage in the nicest, friendliest town on earth espying Buttercup Sunshine in her yellow dress and a bow in her hair, running towards her.
Thanks to rising property prices and expensive care home fees, a growing number of families are opting to live with, or right next to older relatives, by building granny flats on their homes.
The event unfolded as the 68-year-old woman, identified by ABC 13 Eyewitness News simply as "Granny Jean," was home alone late in the afternoon.
A chain-smoking maverick in a pinafore, Granny was from a small mining village in the middle of Scotland.
The Sarah Geronimo-starrer "Miss Granny" is stronger on its second week as fans continue to schedule block screenings of the movie around the country.