Cousin

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COUSIN, domest. rel. Cousins are kindred who are the issue of two brothers or two sisters, or of a brother and a sister. Those who descend from the brother or sister of the father of the person spoken of are called paternal cousins; maternal cousins are those who are descended from the brothers or sisters of the mother. Vide 2 Bro. C. C. 125; 1 Sim. & Stu. 301; 3 Russ. C. C. 140; 9 Sim. R. 386, 457.

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The 66-year-old photographer and first cousin once-removed of the Queen was staying in the Oxford area with friends when he was taken ill yesterday.
The 66-year-old photographer and first cousin once-removed of the Queen was staying with friends outside London when he became unwell.
MARINA Mowatt is Prince Charles''s second cousin and first cousin once-removed to the Queen (For The Record, Page 30, May 21).