grandfather clause

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synonyms for grandfather clause

On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grandfather clause, such as: grandfathering, special case, and special privilege.

How to use grandfather clause in a sentence

  • This enactment, known as the "grandfather clause," went far toward the elimination of the negro.

    American Adventures | Julian Street
  • This restriction has been explained as coming down from "the grandfather clause" inserted in early legislation.

    Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives | Work Projects Administration
  • I've been ten years out of college, and when I go back they'll pull the grandfather clause on me and wheel me in early nights.

    At Good Old Siwash | George Fitch

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