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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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Fourth cousins are people who have great-great-great grandparents in common.
The family tree could be extended to include many other owners, including the present Earl of Halifax (Shirley Heights), who is a third cousin once removed of Sir Evelyn, and Robert Waley-Cohen (Long Run), who is Sir Evelyn's fourth cousin once removed.
Boris's son, Simeon II Saxe-Coburg, the last ruling Bulgarian monarch exiled at the age of 9, is King George VI's fourth cousin.
If a husband and wife start a business and the husband dies leaving three small children, his adult fourth cousin has more right to the business than the widow and children.
She is a fourth cousin of the Queen and great-great-great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria.
Born May 13, 1856, in Cuba, the son of a British sugar plantation owner and fourth cousin to Ralph Waldo Emerson, he was briefly in America during the Civil War before moving to England where he attended Cambridge University.
His guardian is the repulsive Basil Tramplebone, a man who, being his fourth cousin 12 times removed, is his closest relative and who is charged with guarding our young hero's money.
The beauty, who appears in the film Die Another Day alongside Pierce Brosnan, is fourth cousin to princes William and Harry.
Of course, you're not just any prisoner, you're my fourth cousin.
He also finds the genealogy-obsessed fourth cousin billionaire owner of the Korbach department store, the astronaut/archaeologist daughter of said billionaire with whom he falls in love (the Beatrice of this book, the reason for the dulce stil nuovo), a job in a Los Angeles parking garage, and a small business as a drug dealer.
Margarett Sargent, Boston Brahmin, celebrated beauty, avant-garde sculptor and painter, and fourth cousin of John Singer Sargent, is a forgotten icon of interwar America.

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