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grandfather

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The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
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Etymology 1

grand + father

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Noun

Singular
grandfather

Plural
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  1. The father of someone’s parent:
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a male forefather
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Etymology 2

From grandfather clause

Verb

Infinitive
to grandfather

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to grandfather (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To exempt pre-existing conditions from new requirements, legislation, or restrictions

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