Cousin

(redirected from First cousin once removed)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.

References in periodicals archive ?
Lewis' somewhat turbulent personal life was kept under wraps from his fans until that May 1958 British tour where a reporter at Heathrow Airport discovered that his then wife, Myra Gale Brown, was his first cousin once removed and only 13-years-old.
Now, for this removed business, which really is quite simple: your first cousin once removed is a child of your first cousin.
Michael Chance was the expressive soloist, his countertenor tones perfectly weighted across the registers, his phrasing always eloquent and communicative, and in the lament Ach, class ich Wassers g'nug hatte by Bach's first cousin once removed, Johann Christoph Bach, he responded gratefully to the music's striking emotionalism.
My first cousin once removed, who I refer to as my aunt, Peggy Tishman, was the first president of UJA.
Another, taken by her first cousin once removed, Lord Lichfield, who died last year, depicts a carefree Queen in 1972 wearing sunglasses on board her beloved Royal Yacht Britannia.
Lichfield, the Queen's first cousin once removed, died from a stroke.
The 66-year-old, who was the Queen's first cousin once removed, died suddenly just over a week ago after suffering a stroke.

Full browser ?