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Cousin vs. Uncle

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Cousinnoun

The son or daughter of a person’s uncle or aunt; a first cousin.

‘I think my cousin is a good man.’;

Unclenoun

The brother or brother-in-law of one’s parent.

Cousinnoun

Any relation who is not a direct ancestor or descendant but part of one's extended family; one more distantly related than an uncle, aunt, granduncle, grandaunt, nephew, niece, grandnephew, grandniece, etc.

Unclenoun

(euphemistic) A companion to one's (usually unmarried) mother.

Cousinnoun

(obsolete) A title formerly given by a king to a nobleman, particularly to those of the council. In English writs, etc., issued by the crown, it signifies any earl.

Unclenoun

(figuratively) A source of advice, encouragement, or help.

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Cousinnoun

(figurative) Something kindred or related to another.

Unclenoun

A pawnbroker.

Cousinnoun

One collaterally related more remotely than a brother or sister; especially, the son or daughter of an uncle or aunt.

‘Thou art, great lord, my father's sister's son,A cousin-german to great Priam's seed.’;

Unclenoun

An affectionate term for a man of an older generation than oneself, especially a friend of one's parents, by means of fictive kin.

Cousinnoun

A title formerly given by a king to a nobleman, particularly to those of the council. In English writs, etc., issued by the crown, it signifies any earl.

‘My noble lords and cousins, all, good morrow.’;

Unclenoun

An older male African-American person.

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Cousinnoun

Allied; akin.

Uncleinterjection

A cry used to indicate surrender.

Cousinnoun

the child of your aunt or uncle

Uncleverb

To address somebody by the term uncle.

Cousin

Commonly, refers to a , a relative whose most recent common ancestor with the subject is a grandparent. More generally, in the lineal kinship system used in the English-speaking world, a cousin is a type of familial relationship in which two relatives are two or more familial generations away from their most recent common ancestor.

‘cousin’; ‘first cousin’;

Uncleverb

To act like, or as, an uncle.

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Unclenoun

The brother of one's father or mother; also applied to an aunt's husband; - the correlative of aunt in sex, and of nephew and niece in relationship.

Unclenoun

A pawnbroker.

Unclenoun

An eldery man; - used chiefly as a kindly or familiar appellation, esp. (Southern U. S.) for a worthy old negro; as, "Uncle Remus."

‘Plain old uncle as he [Socrates] was, with his great ears, - an immense talker.’;

Unclenoun

the brother of your father or mother; the husband of your aunt

Unclenoun

a source of help and advice and encouragement;

‘he played uncle to lonely students’;

Uncle

An uncle is a male relative who is a sibling of a parent or married to a sibling of a parent. Uncles who are related by birth are second-degree relatives.

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