Cousin

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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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It was in 1999 when one of my great aunts was scared by some strays, which wandered into our house," he said.
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My clients don't like their great aunts enough to drag them north, pay for the plane ticket, and tolerate complaints about the chill and dreary gray skies.
Her great aunt was a maid for one of the wealthiest white families, and so they had a relatively privileged position.
So great aunt Caitlin held onto her secrets and took them with her into the muddy waters of the Liffey where, it was hinted, she'd chosen to take her last brackish and watery gasps of life.
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The letter was written by Miss Duff's great aunt, Alice Lennox-Conyngham, as she sailed on the Titanic during its maiden voyage from Southampton to Cherbourg France, in 1912.
Gooding plays Darrin Hill, a debt-plagued New York ad man who returns to his small-town Georgia birthplace after his great aunt dies.