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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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The palace, named Domus Transitoria, was an architectural masterpiece, which stretched from the Palatine, where Nero first lived with his grand-uncle and adoptive father Claudius and his mother Agrippina, to the gardens of Maecenas on the Esquiline.
He ushered the "FrE res Baume" company -- founded in 1830 by his grandfather Louis Victor Baume and grand-uncle Pierre Joseph CE[umlaut]lestin Baume -- firmly into the 20th century.
genealogy We're talking about genealogy, my grand-uncle says, gathered with his siblings in near darkness at the foot of my grandmother's hospital bed.
Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have found his sixth great grand-uncle was a prominent Dublin businessman in the 1700s.
He first demanded the paintings back, to be displayed instead in the London offices of Guest Kean and Nettlefold (GKN), the firm founded by his great great grand-uncle but said that was turned down.
His great grand-uncle Alfred Messel was a notable German architect in the nineteenth century, designer, for example, of the Pergamon Museum in Berlin, and his grandparents, Leonard and Maude Messel, created the celebrated garden at Nymans; the photographer and designer Lord Snowdon is a cousin.
I was struck by the way he embraced the legacies both of his great grandfather, Jervis Langdon (Olivia Langdon Clemens' father, and Sam Clemens' father-in-law), and of his grand-uncle Mark Twain, with wisdom and sensitivity.
To cite first Sebastiao's grand-uncle, Henrique, the true founder of the Inquisition in Portugal, and then the even more profound influence of the somber but efficient Camara brothers at court, is to give only an incomplete look at the pervasive influence of clerical (and clerically inclining) interests at the Portuguese court from 1550-1578.
Ardent specialises in home movies like Edward on Edward - HRH Me Being Boring About My Naughty Old Grand-Uncle - and Castle Ghosts of Old England.
Robert's grand-uncle Derek Kelly condemned the abuse targeting the family on social media.
e pub really is a shrine to my grand-uncle Harry Williams.