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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.

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Lately, Gutierrez has starred in big hits like Cousinhood, Three Many Weddings and The Last Days.
The stages he describes are the early years 1760-1828, the Montefiore era 1828-74, the cousinhood period 1874-1917, decline and fall of the old regime 1917-39, Zionists take control 1939-64, towards the 21st century 1964-96, and looking forward and looking back.
The music of the season summons us all to greater displays of brotherhood, sisterhood, motherhood, fatherhood - and (I suppose) grandmotherhood, grandfatherhood and cousinhood.