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maternal -- as in: maternal grandmother
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • This touched Young Jerry on a tender place; who adjured his mother to perform her first duty, and, whatever else she did or neglected, above all things to lay especial stress on the discharge of that maternal function so affectingly and delicately indicated by his other parent.

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  • She radiated a warm maternal affection for her niece.
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