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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Barry Singyard, 65, second cousin twice removed, has previously said: "It's great.
History buffs traced the royal tot's lineage and found the baby would be the 23rd cousin twice removed of Blue Ivy Carter, the daughter of musical super couple Beyonce Knowles, 31, and rapper Jay-Z, 43, the Daily Star reported.
Simon Nash, 34, told how wife Maria, 32 - Romney's fourth cousin twice removed - was told by a US TV crew she has Mitt's jawline.
King James I, the first Stuart monarch and first cousin twice removed of Queen Elizabeth I, had a daughter Elizabeth, whose grandson was King George I.
After a firm handshake and a brief introduction as to which second cousin twice removed he was, the question popped out as awkward as a naked breast.
A second cousin twice removed is a grandchild of your second cousin.
The 1971 "The Duck Variations," a kind of Beckett-ish riff on life and water fowls, is barely even a second cousin twice removed to the Greek farce "Keep Your Pantheon.
Your third cousin twice removed calls you in a panic and says his computer is on the fritz.
High time I got in touch with old Leticia, my far-from-immediate third cousin twice removed and suggest a few late entries online before the midnight deadline.
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But at yesterday's London wedding of Prince Philip's first cousin twice removed, there were seven other queens present - not to mention three kings and a plethora of princes and princesses.