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STEP-DAUGHTER. In Latin privigna, is the daughter of one's wife, or of one's husband.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"Ella must have witnessed the murderous attack on her mother before he also attacked his step-daughter."
"Hallawi, come, let's sing," Dounia tells her step-daughter in English, to which she responds, "What?."
Cheshire-born Ormerod's family have mainfamily have maintained ties with the college by setting up an annual student travel award in his memory and step-daughter Alicia Watson joined his former colleagues and friends at the exhibition launch.
Adored mum of Elliot and Molly, beloved daughter of Roger and Velma, dearly loved sister of Sue, loving auntie of Sammy and Diana, much loved step-daughter of the late Richard and loving step-sister of Jamie and Philippa.
RATING: 4.5/5 The Lemon Grove - Helen Walsh Tinder Press, PS12.99 (ebook PS4.35) JENN, a woman on the cusp of middle age, has a brief affair with her step-daughter's 17-yearold boyfriend, Nathan.
Matt brought along his four daughters, Isabella, seven, Gia, five, Stella, three and step-daughter Alexia, 14, to the baby's shower together with his wife Luciana.
The celebrity TV chef, 53, has made contact with Cosima by text to make amends with her step-daughter, and will now see Stchi, 70, despite vowing never to speak to him again, the Daily Star reported.
A MERSEYSIDE man who was jailed after starting a consensual affair with his 16-year-old step-daughter lost an appeal against his jail sentence.
Cleeves' work has been adapted into the twopart drama Shetland being shown on consecutive nights, with Douglas Henshall assuming the role of detective Jimmy Perez, a native Shetlander and widower who has decided to return home with his step-daughter so she can be near her biological father.
Furthermore we acted to resolve a problem following the death of an elderly widowed lady, who had not made a will but had been cared for by her step-daughter. Under the intestacy rules, which operate when a person has not made a will, step-children are not entitled to inherit a person's estate.
Mo Farah hugging his step-daughter and pregnant wife on the track after winning the 10,000 metres.
A much-loved charity fundraiser from the Wyre Forest is being remembered by his step-daughter when she tackles her own mountain challenge in aid of St Richard's Hospice.