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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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Among other activities: KISS COMICS GROUP joint venture, the SIMMONS COMICS GROUP joint venture, SIMMONS ABRAMSON MARKETING (which does worldwide branding/marketing for the INDY RACING LEAGUE), the TV series GENE SIMMONS FAMILY JEWELS, and the cartoon MY DAD THE ROCK STAR on Nickelodeon.
The Save the Family Jewels event has been organised by people living in the area, with a prize given to the participant wearing the most novel pair of underpants over their clothes.
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.
Thief (singer-actress Sammi Cheng), but, when he gets wind of her (obviously venal) match with momma's boy Steve (Carl Ng), he decides to swipe the family jewels himself in a playful game of one-upmanship.
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.
There was the tunnel altercation in Game 3, Roger Pogoy's hit on Arwind Santos' family jewels, and KaTropa import Joshua Smith's verbal jabs against Gabby Espinas.
15), but dismisses an equally important part of the town's family jewels, which is the rest garden in Acklam Green (Gazette, 04.
However, one disadvantage of using only boxers is the testicles, while in a cooler environment, are hanging too loose and could be difficult while engaged in some more physical activities or could result in unintended public exposure of the family jewels when wearing loose fitting shorts.
Gabe Reed productions is a Global Production and Touring company that has organized International stadium shows/tours for powerhouse Artists including KISS, Motley Crue, and Rock N Roll All Stars featuring Sebastian Bach, Joe Elliott, Gene Simmons, Duff McKagan, Matt Sorum and more, and was featured on the season finales of the highly successful television show Gene Simmons Family Jewels.
Marina insists the result is a step up from 2010's The Family Jewels, her debut album.