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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Call in Jasper, first cousin, once removed. He knows the lie of the land in every sense.
In addition, Glendower, being the first cousin of Owen Tudor's father Meredith, was Tudor's first cousin, once removed, thus his |cousin-german, removed', just as Bosola says of Antonio's kinsman.