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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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According to a recent study published in Science magazine, 60 percent of searches on voluntary consumer genetic databases for people of European descent could identify a third cousin or closer relative.
Oh and he's Justin Bieber's third cousin; fortunately Bobby is likeable.
Now we have a chance to find out if being Richard's third cousin 16 times removed means he'll gives us a slightly more sympathetic take than usual on one of the Bard's great villains.
Actor Ralph Fiennes' third cousin is the Polar adventurer and author Ranulph.
My neighbour's third cousin has just bought his first ever packet of waferthin ham - let's celebrate with a firework extravaganza!" Anyway, if you're planning to set off your own fireworks tonight, I hope you don't make the same mistake I did many moons ago.
It's also arguing that the two plaintiffs in the Sons of Confederate Veterans' suit - group commander Gary David Bray and Littlefield's third cousin David Steven Littlefield - have no right to sue.
The famously direct and tactless prince married the 21-year-old princess (his third cousin) in 1947, and their marriage has been the backbone of the monarchy.
You're a when I your answer, Elizabeth The double Oscar winner is the third cousin, four times removed, of the famous president.
I could be like the pregnant American third cousin, or something"- American actress Maggie Gyllenhaal says she likes the way actors are treated in the UK.
* Al Wiederkehr, CEO of Wiederkehr Wine Cellars, is third cousin to Michael, Joseph, Tina, Thomas and their Post siblings.
In January, she drove 334 kilometres from her hometown here to Evansville, Indiana, to meet her third cousin, the first relative to respond to her emails.