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STEP-SON. In Latin privignus, is the son of one's wife, or of one's husband.

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You then turned your attention to the real object of your anger, your step-son, Liam.
Mr Chawla also described an incident when the 49-year-old abused his two young step-sons at the same time while they lay in bunk beds at the family home.
The 46-year-old admitted stealing money from his step-son - consultant orthopaedic surgeon Peter Thompson - and his GP wife Dr Sally Cooper.
Lady Jennifer will move to London after an alleged row with step-son, racing driver Johnny Dumfries.
She leaves a daughter, Cynthia and her husband Anthony Bennett with whom she lived; a son, Michael Banfill of Oxford; a step-son, Michael Delude of Worcester; a grandson, Anthony Bennett, Jr.
A CITY centre cafe boss put in a marathon effort to raise money for the boxing club his step-son attends.
THE teenage step-son of one of the Shankill UDA exiles has landed before the courts in Bolton for carrying out a sustained terror campaign against businesses and members of the public.
A COVENTRY city centre cafe boss made a marathon effort to raise money for the boxing club his step-son attends.
He is survived by his wife, Dolores Wetherbee; his step-son, Ray Miller III; three step-grandchildren, Emma Schrader, Autumn Miller and Nichole Miller; his sister, Mariam Franklin; and three nephews, Scott Franklin, David Franklin and Michael Franklin.
The victim's step-son also suffered minor injuries.
Meyer and her husband Dave; a step-son, Brett Boucher; 2 grandchildren; a twin sister and 3 brothers; and many nieces and nephews.
Stanton of Millersville, MD and a daughter, Susan Raymond of Ware, a step-daughter, Ellen Holley of Putnam, CT, and a step-son, Ward Cox of Brimfield; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.