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grandchildren Explained

grandchildren at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


grandchildren at English irregular forms Of Explained:

pl. of {grandchild}

grandchildren at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Posterity): posterity, progeny, breed, issue, offspring, brood, litter, seed, spawn, family, grandchildren, heirs, great-grandchild, child, son, daughter, scion, shoot, sprout, ramification, descendant, heir, heiress, heir-apparent.

GRANDCHILDREN at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

GRANDCHILDREN, domestic relations. The children of one's children. Sometimes
these may claim bequests given in a will to children, though in general they
can make no such claim. 6 Co. 16.

grandchildren at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Nephew \Neph"ew\ (n[e^]f"[-u]; in England n[e^]v"[-u]; 277), n.
[OE. neveu, nevou, nevu, fr. F. neveu, OF. also, nevou, L.
nepos; akin to AS. nefa, D. neef, G. neffe, OHG. nevo, Icel.
nefi a kinsman, gr. ne`podes, pl., brood, young, Skr.
nep[=a]t grandson, descendant. [root]262. Cf. {Niece},
1. A grandson or grandchild, or remoter lineal descendant.

But if any widow have children or nephews [Rev. Ver.
{grandchildren}]. --1 Tim. v. 4.

If naturalists say true that nephews are often liker
to their grandfathers than to their fathers. --Jer.

2. A cousin. [Obs.] --Shak.

3. The son of a brother or a sister, or of a brother-in-law
or sister-in-law. --Chaucer.

grandchildren at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : a child of your son or daughter
[also: {grandchildren} (pl)]

See {grandchild}

grandchildren at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: head » en
  • Inter: irregular plural of » grandchild

  • Category: Category:English plurals ending in "-en" -
    Category: ast:grandchildren -
    Translation: et » grandchildren
    Translation: id » grandchildren
    Translation: it » grandchildren
    Translation: sw » grandchildren
    Translation: nl » grandchildren
    Translation: pl » grandchildren
    Category: simple:grandchildren -
    Translation: sv » grandchildren
    Translation: zh » grandchildren