former name of .
the former name (until 1965) of Churchill Falls
[gran-fah-th er, grand-] /ˈgrænˌfɑ ðər, ˈgrænd-/ noun 1. the of one’s or mother. 2. a forefather. 3. the founder or originator of a family, species, type, etc.; the first of one’s or its kind, or the one being longest in existence: the grandfather of all steam locomotives. verb (used with object) 4. to exempt (something […]
noun 1. U.S. History. a clause in the constitutions of some Southern states after 1890 intended to permit whites to vote while disfranchising blacks: it exempted from new literacy and property qualifications for voting those men entitled to vote before 1867 and their lineal descendants. 2. any legal provision that exempts a business, class of […]
- Grandfathered rights
noun phrase the legal privilege to use property based on descendants’ use; also called nonconforming rights , also written grandfather rights
[gran-fah-th er-lee, grand-] /ˈgrænˌfɑ ðər li, ˈgrænd-/ adjective 1. of or characteristic of a . /ˈɡrænˌfɑːðəlɪ; ˈɡrænd-/ adjective 1. of, resembling, or suitable to a grandfather, esp in being kindly adj. 1824, from grandfather + -ly (1).