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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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Peter's in Rome, an enterprise that had been undertaken by his granduncle, Michelangelo, and left incomplete with his death in 1564.
McCain's major-general granduncle was the father of the modern military draft.
The news of her pregnancy so enrages her father - who refuses to believe she's a virgin - that Magdalena leaves home to live with her great granduncle Tomas (Chalo Gonzalea) and troublesome cousin Carlos (Jesse Garcia), who is also estranged from the family.
In 1998, with my wife, I made my first visit to Alf's grave, my great-great granduncle, who gave heroic service to Christ and to the Baptist cause.
His granduncle, Waller Tazewell Patton, died of wounds suffered during Pickett's charge at Gettysburg.
And his granduncle Billy Flanagan played for Derby County for a year or two before joining Dundalk.
And when the last months of the calendar come around, Kackert does what his father did before him, and a granduncle did before his father -- he plays Santa for parties.
Bone metastases are incredibly painful," notes Cooper, recalling that his granduncle suffered for years from unrelenting bone pain from prostate cancer that had spread.
Hugh's granduncle Bill was famous for his roping ability.
Example 3: Granduncle, who has no children wishes to give property to his grandnephew.
Granduncle Andrew donated his extensive art collection to the American people, and built the National Gallery in Washington to house it.
21) In the former category, as it happens, was a granduncle of this writer.