Cousin

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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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She even wanted a memorial to be built in the memory of my grand-uncle Brajesh and she got in touch with socialist political leader Ram Manohar Lohia for the purpose.
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.
Wu's most prominent relation was his paternal grand-uncle, Wu Dacheng [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1835-1902), a Qing official and respected scholar of wide-ranging artistic and historical interests.
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.
Though Samuel has no passport or papers, Moshe's grand-uncle, Rabbi Yitzchak David Grossman, helped arrange for her to get a visa to Israel.
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.
Houston's Grand-uncle Charles Davis served, in Troop M of the 9th Colored Cavalry from 1876 until 1911.