What does the word Grandsire mean?

Usage examples for Grandsire

  1. Their great- grandsire built that castle in scorn of Baron Casper in the old days; their grandsire slew my father's grandsire; Baron Nicholas slew two of our kindred; and now this Baron Frederick gives me that foul wound and kills my dear wife through my body." – Otto of the Silver Hand by Howard Pyle
  2. " Yes," drawled the grandsire, " it beats the Old Scratch how these youngsters have got new- fangled idears into their heads. – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  3. What about the figure of your grandsire? – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
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