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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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Relatives still living locally are Philip Kaye of Fixby and Helen Kaye-Watt, of Rastrick, who is a first cousin three times removed.
The 44-year-old star of the Merchant Ivory films 'Howard's End' and 'A Room With A View' is the first cousin three times removed of the Lady with the Lamp.
Fleetwood Mac star Mick, who gave his name to the band, is a sixth cousin three times removed of Wills.