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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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uk into what Brits would rescue from a house fire reveals we are more practical than sentimental with nearly half of us (46%) ditching photo albums and family jewels, for important documents such as house insurance.
Did Arnaud LagardAre sell the family jewels a little early?
I was lucky I got the family jewels out of the way," said American international Hercus, whose 71st-minute penalty gave Llanelli victory.
About 100 people are expected to bring in more than pounds 1,000 by taking part in the Save the Family Jewels walk around Sunderland's East End and Hendon in aid of testicular cancer.
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.
OTCBB:DUSS) - Dussault Apparel[TM] Founder and Head Designer Jason Dussault is pleased to announce the opening of the Company's US flagship store, the Dussault Motel Store in Los Angeles on Melrose Avenue, will be featured on the television series Gene Simmons Family Jewels on Tuesday, April 29, 2008.
15), but dismisses an equally important part of the town's family jewels, which is the rest garden in Acklam Green (Gazette, 04.