2. Characterized by affectation of grandeur or splendor; flaunting; turgid; bombastic; in a bad sense; as,
a grandiose style.
(Gran"di*os"i*ty) n. [Cf. F. grandiosité, It. grandiosità.] The state or quality of being grandiose,
(Grand"i*ty) n. [L. granditas: cf. OF. granité. See Grand.] Grandness. [Obs.] Camden.
(Grand"ly), adv. In a grand manner.
(Grand"ma" Grand"mam*ma") n. A grandmother.
(Grand" mer"cy) See Gramercy. [Obs.]
(Grand"moth"er) n. The mother of one's father or mother.
(Grand"moth"er*ly), a. Like a grandmother in age or manner; kind; indulgent.
(Grand"neph"ew) n. The grandson of one's brother or sister.
(Grand"ness), n. Grandeur. Wollaston.
(Grand"niece") n. The granddaughter of one's brother or sister.
(Grand"pa" Grand"pa*pa") n. A grandfather.
(Grand"sire") n. [OF. grantsire. See Grand, and Sire.] Specifically, a grandfather; more
generally, any ancestor.
(Grand"son") n. A son's or daughter's son.
(Grand"un"cle) n. [Cf. F. grand- oncle.] A father's or mother's uncle.
(Grane) v. & n. See Groan. [Obs.]
(Grange) n. [F. grange barn, LL. granea, from L. granum grain. See Grain a kernel.]
1. A building for storing grain; a granary. [Obs.] Milton.
2. A farmhouse, with the barns and other buildings for farming purposes.
And eke an officer out for to ride,Chaucer.
To see her granges and her bernes wide.
Nor burnt the grange, nor bussed the milking maid.Tennyson.
3. A farmhouse of a monastery, where the rents and tithes, paid in grain, were deposited. [Obs.]
4. A farm; generally, a farm with a house at a distance from neighbors.
5. An association of farmers, designed to further their interests, and particularly to bring producers and
consumers, farmers and manufacturers, into direct commercial relations, without intervention of middlemen
or traders. The first grange was organized in 1867. [U. S.]
1. A farm steward. [Obs.]
2. A member of a grange. [U. S.]