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grandfather longlegs
Daddy longlegs Dad"dy long"legs` 1. (Zo["o]l.) An arachnidan of the genus Phalangium, and allied genera, having a small body and four pairs of long legs; -- called also harvestman, carter, and grandfather longlegs. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A name applied to many species of dipterous insects of the genus Tipula, and allied genera, with slender bodies, and very long, slender legs; the crane fly; -- called also father longlegs.
Grandfatherly
Grandfatherly Grand"fa"ther*ly, a. Like a grandfather in age or manner; kind; benignant; indulgent. He was a grandfatherly sort of personage. --Hawthorne.

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- "great-great-grandfather" would be the "second great-grandfather", and a "great-great-great-grandfather" would be a third great-grandfather, and so on....
- The grandfather paradox is a paradox of time travel in which inconsistencies emerge through changing the past. The name comes from the paradox's common...
- A grandfather clause (or grandfather policy or grandfathering) is a provision in which an old rule continues to apply to some existing situations while...
- A grandfather clock (also a longcase clock, tall-case clock, grandfather's clock, or floor clock) is a tall, freestanding, weight-driven pendulum clock...
- Grandfather Mountain is a mountain, a non-profit attraction, and a North Carolina state park near Linville, North Carolina. At 5,946 feet (1,812 m), it...
- A grandfather is a male grandparent. Grandfather may also refer to: The Grandfather, a novel by Ellen Pickering The Grandfather (1925 film) (El abuelo)...
- A Grandfather shirt or Granddad shirt or "50s T-Shirt" is a long-sleeved or short-sleeved flannel or brushed cotton band collared shirt worn throughout...
- The grandfather rule, in sports which usually only permit parti****nts to play for the team of their country of birth, is an exception which gives parti****nts...
- My Great Grandfather is a 2019 Malayalam-language family-drama film starring Jayaram, Surabhi Santosh, Divya Pillai and directed by Aneesh Anwar. The...
- The eastern red scorpionfish, grandfather hapuku, New Zealand scorpionfish, or New Zealand red rock cod, Scorpaena cardinalis, is a scorpionfish of the...
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