grandsire definition

  • noun:
    • Archaic A grandfather.
    • Archaic A male ancestor; a forefather.
    • Archaic An old guy.
    • grandfather
    • particularly, a grandfather; even more generally, any ancestor.
    • A grandfather: employed for both men and pets, and today especially in the pedigrees of ponies.
    • By extension, any lineal male ancestor preceding a father.
    • In change-ringing: among types of ringing the modifications on a peal of bells: supposed to be of very early origin.
    • See double, n., .

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