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family

n. 1) husband, wife and children. 2) all blood relations. 3) all who live in the same household including servants and relatives, with some person or persons directing this economic and social unit.

family

(Common ancestry), noun ancestry, birth, blood connection, clan, common extraction, common forebears, common lineage, common parentage, consanguinity, descent, dynasty, ethnic group, ethnicity, filiation, folk, genealogy, house, kin, kindred, kinsmen, line, line of ancestors, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, people, same line of descent, same strain, sept, stirps, stock, strain, tribe

family

(Household), noun brood, domestic circle, dooestic establishment, familia, family unit, home circle, issue, offspring, progeny
Associated concepts: adoption, curtesy, dependent, domestic relation, dower, Family Court, family law, family purpose doccrine, head of household, heirs, next of kin, surviving spouse
See also: ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descendant, domestic, house, household, issue, kindred, kinship, lineage, next of kin, origin, parentage, paternal, posterity, progeny, race, relative, succession
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CSM Stan Hollis's grandaughter Mandy Hart reading out the citation during the ceremony to unveil the memorial to the VC hero
Since you fell asleep you now have a grandaughter called Ruby and we will tell her all about you in the years to come.
GENERATION GAME: (bottom left) Marian Jackson, aged 83 with her great-grandaughter Lori, aged 18, great-great-grandaughter baby Kaycee, aged 6 weeks, her grandaughter Gail, aged 37 (top left) and daughter Carol, aged 60.
Q I WANT to save a regular monthly amount for my five-year-old grandaughter.
The bridesmaids were the bride's daughter Shantell Quarmby, the bridegroom's sister Lyndsay Hunter, the bride's niece Rachel Hannah, and the bride's grandaughter Regan Humphreys.
her grandaughter Hilly's playing of Fur Elise on the piano brings back a memory of a sister, long ago in Germany, playing just that song.
So Mike Baldwin has launched a fling with flighty Linda Sykes (Jacqueline Pirie) - a girl young enough to be his grandaughter.
Marie Knight has had her head shaved, but since she lost her long her, left, grandaughter |Daisy complains she can no longer brush it, above
And what better way to mark the day than with a quick cuddle from the latest member of her family, Pam's great-great grandaughter Rosie?
Your loving daughter Joan, grandaughter Angela and family, Tommy, Nicky, Lee, Jenny, Will, Billy, Thomas, Hayley, Jay, James and Megan x x x x x.
FAMILY FUN: Ronald Bayliss sent in this picture of his 17-year-old grandaughter Jordy and her boyfriend Ian and (right) Ronald's great grandaughter Georgia COLD MEASURE: Louise Tully, of Hayes Lane, Exhall, has been amazed by the length of an icicle hanging outside her conservatory.
c] Georgina Nicholson, 64, Wallsend, retired IT worker, on a day out with grandaughter Rose, five: "All the children grew up here and now my grandaughter.