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n. 1) husband, wife and children. 2) all blood relations. 3) all who live in the same household including servants and relatives, with some person or persons directing this economic and social unit.

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TWO Queens Dragoon Guards from Wales, visiting the Somme together to mark the centenary of the beginning of its commencement, have discovered their great-grandfathers fought alongside each other at the Battle of High Wood and the Battle of Flers-Courcelette - the first battle where tanks where deployed.
"By playing the euphonium I feel I've followed in my great-grandfather's footsteps.
He also tracked down letters my great-grandfather had written, so it was amazing to see them and his handwriting.
I loved studying here and we're proud that our great-grandfather worked for such a key company in the city's history.
John Carr-Ellison is in the role held by his father, his great-grandfather and and his great-great-great grandfather >
She tells the newspaper she does not expect Jagger to slow down now that he's set to become a great-grandfather. The ever-popular Stones plan to tour Australia next year.
Brian's great-grandfather was a low-paid Irish immigrant who moved to Glasgow in search of work, but ended up in Barnhill Poorhouse.
My own great-grandfather appears in the 1876-7 directory which records his occupation as a 'chaser of every description of bright and coloured and gold jewellery'.
Obama's grandfather had at least four wives and his great-grandfather had five, the Washington Post's David Maraniss reported.
The former world heavyweight champion has accepted an invitation to see the birthplace of his great-grandfather in Ennis, Co Clare, on September 1.
The life of one of TV's most successful women could have been radically different if it hadn't been for her entrepreneurial Welsh great-grandfather.
Jeff Lassen, the fourth-generation owner of Louis" (pronounced "Louie's"), says his great-grandfather invented the hamburger when he sandwiched steak trimmings between two slices of bread.