(in Britain) an informal name for retirement issue certificate, an index-linked savings certificate, originally available only to people over retirement age
noun 1. a hairy vine, Cissus rhombifolia, native to tropical America, having glossy trifoliate leaves and often cultivated as a houseplant. noun 1. See rhoicissus
[gran-ee] /ˈgræn i/ noun, plural grannies. 1. Informal. a grandmother. 2. an elderly woman. 3. a fussy person. 4. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. a nurse or midwife. 5. . adjective, grannier, granniest for 6. 6. of, relating to, or thought to be like a grandmother or an elderly or old-fashioned woman: granny notions about […]
[grey-puh-ree] /ˈgreɪ pə ri/ noun, plural graperies. 1. a building where are grown. 2. a vineyard.
[greyp-shot] /ˈgreɪpˌʃɒt/ noun 1. a cluster of small cast-iron balls formerly used as a charge for a cannon. /ˈɡreɪpˌʃɒt/ noun 1. ammunition for cannons consisting of a canvas tube containing a cluster of small iron or lead balls that scatter after firing n. also grape-shot, 1747, from grape + shot (n.). So called for its […]