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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A CEO's second cousin just may have as much to contribute as a totally disconnected academic or the head of a nonprofit in a distant city.
The Gifu District Court found Mieko Tanahashi, 66, guilty of asking gangsters to kill her estranged husband Junichi for 18 million yen through her second cousin, Yuhachi Tanahashi, 67.
When their grandfather's will says that Katherine Drew, just 16, and her older second cousin Alexis Drew must marry and remain married for seven years or lose their considerable inheritance, they do so, agreeing that they will divorce at the end of that time.
The body of Hillel Lieberman, 36, the son of a New York rabbi and a second cousin of Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman, who is the Democratic candidate for vice president in the US presidential elections, is found in a gully near Nablus.
Brett would be second cousin to Falwell's children, and Brett's father is first cousin to the Reverend Falwell.
A former Northern Ireland schoolteacher claimed yesterday that he was the grandson of murdered Russian Tsar Nicholas II and second cousin to the Queen.
In order to claim that this Lorenzo commissioned the work he has to dispose of the theory that it was his second cousin, Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco.
If we hear that someone's sister-in-law's second cousin is a physiotherapist who might not be working, we'll go talk to him," Fjeldsted says.
Often considered a second cousin to the country music business in Nashville, he illustrates the importance of the music to emerge from the West Coast and the social and economic factors that helped develop it.
Franklin Drilon on Tuesday denied rumors linking him to the illegal drug trade for being the second cousin of Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, who was earlier tagged by President Rodrigo Duterte in his narcolist.
Hunter is alleged to have repeatedly plunged scissors into James, a second cousin of Sir Ranulph.
Balotelli chased the blonde - second cousin of Rooney - for months after falling for her in a nightclub.

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