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Noun: granny  gra-nee
  1. The mother of your father or mother
    - grandma, grandmother, grannie, gran, nan [Brit], nanna [Brit], grandmamma [archaic], nana, nanny [Brit]
     
  2. An old woman
     
  3. A reef knot crossed the wrong way and therefore insecure
    - granny knot

Derived forms: grannies

Type of: flat knot, grandparent, old woman, reef knot [Brit, Cdn], square knot [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Granny