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Granddaddy of all something

noun phrase

The most venerable, most impressive, largest, etc, of what is named; doyen; dean; MOTHER OF ALL something: The Newport is the granddaddy of all jazz festivals (1956+)


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    The first, oldest, or most respected of its kind, as in That computer is the grandaddy of them all. [ ; c. 1900 ]

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