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Mogul Mo*gul", n. [From the Mongolian.] 1. A person of the Mongolian race. 2. (Railroad) A heavy locomotive for freight traffic, having three pairs of connected driving wheels and a two-wheeled truck. Great, or Grand, Mogul, the sovereign of the empire founded in Hindostan by the Mongols under Baber in the sixteenth century. Hence, a very important personage; a lord; -- sometimes only mogul.
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Climacteric Cli*mac"ter*ic, n. 1. A period in human life in which some great change is supposed to take place in the constitution. The critical periods are thought by some to be the years produced by multiplying 7 into the odd numbers 3, 5, 7, and 9; to which others add the 81st year. 2. Any critical period. It is your lot, as it was mine, to live during one of the grand climacterics of the world. --Southey. Grand or Great climacteric, the sixty-third year of human life. I should hardly yield my rigid fibers to be regenerated by them; nor begin, in my grand climacteric, to squall in their new accents, or to stammer, in my second cradle, the elemental sounds of their barbarous metaphysics. --Burke.

Meaning of Grand from wikipedia

- Grand may refer to: Grand (surname) Grand L. Bush (born 1955), American actor Grand Mixer DXT, American turntablist Grand Puba (born 1966), American rapper...
- The Grand Canyon (Hopi: Ongtupqa, Yavapai: Wi:kaʼi:la, Navajo: Bidááʼ Haʼaztʼiʼ Tsékooh, Spanish: Gran Cañón) is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado...
- Grand Slam or Grand slam may refer to: Grand slam, winning category terminology originating in contract bridge and other whist family card games Grand...
- Grand Inquisitor (Latin: Inquisitor Generalis, literally Inquisitor General or General Inquisitor) was the lead official of the Inquisition. The title...
- A grand duchy is a country or territory whose official head of state or ruler is a monarch bearing the title of grand duke or grand duchess. Relatively...
- Grand prince or great prince (feminine: grand princess or great princess) (Latin: magnus princeps; Gr****: megas archon; Russian: великий князь, romanized: velikiy...
- A grand jury is a jury – a group of citizensempowered by law to conduct legal proceedings and investigate potential criminal conduct, and determine...
- Grand Marnier (French pronunciation: ​[ɡʁɑ̃ maʁnje]) is a French brand of liqueurs. The brand's best-known product is Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge, an orange-flavored...
- Grand Princess is a Grand-cl**** cruise ship owned by Princess Cruises. It was built in 1998 by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani in Monfalcone, Italy...
- Grand Cross is the highest cl**** in many orders, and manifested in its insignia. Exceptionally, the highest cl**** may be referred to as Grand Cordon or...
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