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[gran-duh m, -dam] /ˈgræn dəm, -dæm/

a grandmother.
an old woman.
/ˈɡrændəm; -dæm/
an archaic word for grandmother

c.1200, “a grandmother; an old woman,” from grand (adj.) + dame. Cf. Anglo-French graund dame. Contracted form grannam attested from 1590s.


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