Grandfather longlegs

(Zool.) See Daddy longlegs.

See also: Grandfather

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Lieutenant Colonel Galbraith ('He loved me very much'), Captain Wilson ('Too cautious').., and most of all, one they affectionately nicknamed 'Grandfather Longlegs'.
Today, 'Grandfather Longlegs' still lives as a legend in the hills.