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Grand

In the United States, a slang term for multiples of $1,000. The term "big ones" is also used. For example, "10 grand" and "10 big ones" both mean $10,000.
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Enter Richard Serra, the grand old man of American sculpture, although he still looks as if he could throw a mean punch.
Thatcher learned that this policy is not a one-way street when the grand old man of the Conservative Party, ex-Prime Minister Harold MacMillan, stood up in the House of Lords and criticized her for selling the "family silver" (or state-owned companies).
In 1942, when choreographer Michel Fokine died in New York, the dance world mourned, lie was the grand old man of ballet modernism, the first to break with the "old" (nineteenth-century style) ballet and create classics that embodied the new.
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25pm): THE grand old man of chat returns for another series of late night natters with very famous people plugging products.
It is said that among the madames the Grand Old Man was known as 'Old Glad Eyes'.
The grand old man of peace is a role he loves to play, but the man and the role don't really match.
SIR Walter Scott, the grand old man of Scottish literature, has had a trim.
HARRY ORMSBY (below) the grand old man of Warwickshire bowls, has died at the age of 101.
Ken Crane, known as the grand old man of retailing in southern California.
NORMAN FAWCETT, the grand old man of North East boxing, has died.
As the grand old man of the BJP, one who has outlasted his ideological buddy Atal Bihari Vajpayee, he probably feels he has underachieved and feels let down by his mates within the party.