the head of a military order of knighthood, a lodge, fraternal order, or the like.
Also, grand master, grandmaster. Chess. .
Also, grandmaster. (lowercase) a person at the highest level of ability or achievement in any field.
the title borne by the head of any of various societies, orders, and other organizations, such as the Templars or Freemasons, or the various martial arts
[gran-muhth-er, grand-, gram-] /ˈgrænˌmʌð ər, ˈgrænd-, ˈgræm-/ noun 1. the of one’s father or . 2. a female ancestor. /ˈɡrænˌmʌðə; ˈɡrænd-/ noun 1. the mother of one’s father or mother 2. (often pl) a female ancestor 3. (often capital) a familiar term of address for an old woman 4. teach one’s grandmother to suck eggs, […]
[gran-muhth-er-lee, grand-, gram-] /ˈgrænˌmʌð ər li, ˈgrænd-, ˈgræm-/ adjective 1. of or characteristic of a . /ˈɡrænˌmʌðəlɪ; ˈɡrænd-/ adjective 1. of, resembling, or suitable to a grandmother, esp in being protective, indulgent, or solicitous adj. 1842, from grandmother + -ly (1).
noun 1. a Muslim religious leader. 2. (formerly) the chief legal authority for Muslims in Jerusalem. noun 1. the titular head of the Muslim community in Jerusalem and formerly the chief constitutional administrator there 2. (in Turkey) the former official head of the state religion
- Grand national
noun 1. the Grand National, an annual steeplechase run at Aintree, Liverpool, since 1839