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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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He recalled how, when he was a child, "in one of her rare moments of lucidity, during an illness, my great-grandmother - who was in many ways fantastic - told me, 'Do whatever you want but don't marry a Catholic.
The great-great-grandmother, great-grandmother and grandmother share news of little Hannah's first days.
A Stockton baby followed family tradition by being baptised in a Christening gown first worn by her great great-grandmother.
Now a great-grandmother, Clarice, 76, thinks they accepted the couple because her amateur boxer husband was just a 'jovial' chap.
The 85-year-old grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of four has been in community service for most of her retired life.
A 93-YEAR-OLD Nuneaton great-grandmother has donated 16 cardigans and hats she knitted to the special care baby unit at Walsgrave Hospital.
Jessie-Mae Bolam's birth brought extra delight to her mum, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother as she carried on the tradition of daughters being born first in each generation.
Bantle gave her the braided hair of Langton's great-great grandmother, great-grandmother and grandmother - cut when they were young women.
Agatha is the housekeeper for Mickey's great-grandmother and a caretaker for Tony, who has been bounced from home to home.
But he was caught when the bank contacted his great-grandmother to say that her account was overdrawn.
The youngster was joined by his parents Lynsey Brown, 17, and Matthew Griffiths, 19, grandmother Sharon Kidd, 36, great-grandmother Jackie Risbrough, 54, and great-great-grandmother Doreen Risbrough, 81.