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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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It's mind-boggling to not only find this pub, but find out that it's run by our fourth cousin.
Many individuals throughout the world question, "Am I really a fourth cousin once removed to Barack Obama?
Mr Cole is liaising with his fourth cousin Les Ryan, 63, who was born in Penarth but who now lives in Swansea, to help track down the different family members.
While pregnant Kim lives with rapper boyfreind Kanye West in a 7million dollar LA mansion, her fourth cousin Muhammer Copur - who is a shopkeeper- shares a two-bed shack with his mum and five siblings, the Sun reported.
He also finds the genealogy-obsessed fourth cousin billionaire owner of the Korbach department store, the astronaut/archaeologist daughter of said billionaire with whom he falls in love (the Beatrice of this book, the reason for the dulce stil nuovo), a job in a Los Angeles parking garage, and a small business as a drug dealer.
The case had been cold for 125 years when Theresa Arsenault, a Gardner resident who was related to the Stacy family, received a letter in 1980 from a fourth cousin, Clyde Stacy, whose grandfather's uncle was George Stacy.
Two second cousins came from Carlsbad, California, two third cousins from Portland, Oregon, and a fourth cousin from Vancouver, British Columbia, attended the workshop and visited the sites of their ancestors with Jim and Marilyn.
His guardian is the repulsive Basil Tramplebone, a man who, being his fourth cousin 12 times removed, is his closest relative and who is charged with guarding our young hero's money.
Among the current French Rothschilds, Baron Edouard is the co-owner of Meandre, president of France Galop and fourth cousin of Sir Evelyn; both are fifth in descent from Mayer Rothschild of Frankfurt, who was born in 1744.
The beauty, who appears in the film Die Another Day alongside Pierce Brosnan, is fourth cousin to princes William and Harry.

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