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Meaning of GRANNY

Pronunciation:  'granee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a reef knot crossed the wrong way and therefore insecure
  2. [n]  the mother of your father or mother
  3. [n]  an old woman
 

GRANNY is a 6 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: gran, grandma, grandmother, grannie, granny knot, matriarch
 
 See Also: flat knot, grandparent, nan, old woman, reef knot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gran"ny\, n.
A grandmother; a grandam; familiarly, an old woman.

{Granny's bend}, or {Granny's knot} (Naut.), a kind of
   insecure knot or hitch; a reef knot crossed the wrong way.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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