- the of one’s father or .
- a female ancestor.
- the mother of one’s father or mother
- (often plural) a female ancestor
- (often capital) a familiar term of address for an old woman
- teach one’s grandmother to suck eggs See
early 15c., from grand-mère. Replaced earlier (c.1200) and Old English ealdemodor.(adj.) + (n.1), probably on analogy of French