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family

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.

family

(Common ancestry), noun ancestry, birth, blood connection, clan, common extraction, common forebears, common lineage, common parentage, consanguinity, descent, dynasty, ethnic group, ethnicity, filiation, folk, genealogy, house, kin, kindred, kinsmen, line, line of ancestors, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, people, same line of descent, same strain, sept, stirps, stock, strain, tribe

family

(Household), noun brood, domestic circle, dooestic establishment, familia, family unit, home circle, issue, offspring, progeny
Associated concepts: adoption, curtesy, dependent, domestic relation, dower, Family Court, family law, family purpose doccrine, head of household, heirs, next of kin, surviving spouse
See also: ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descendant, domestic, house, household, issue, kindred, kinship, lineage, next of kin, origin, parentage, paternal, posterity, progeny, race, relative, succession
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Although the family jewel documents are revealing, Kornbluh is more concerned about what's not there.
For her escape, in an uncanny foreshadowing of her future career, she stitched the family jewels inside Irene's hat and muff.
They have spent the family jewels to try and get back up because the lure of the Premiership is so great.
It will be like watching the family jewels disappear," laments Watson, 47, who gets a bottle per week with his wages.
Rather, they claim that briefs hold the family jewels too close to your body, raising test testicular temperatures and frying the sperm.
Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the airing of the Family Jewels episode referred to on the date indicated or any other date or the eventual launching of the X-Treme MoneyBag line in the fall.
It is not quite in the same class as some of the family jewels that are knocking about, but it is the closest I am ever going to get.
The 26-year-old from Abergavenny's hit comes two years after her debut album, The Family Jewels, went to number five in the UK chart.