Quater-cousin
Quater-cousin Qua"ter-cous`in, n. [F. quatre four + cousin, E. cousin.] A cousin within the first four degrees of kindred. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • quater-cousin — quater co(u)sin obs. ff. of cater cousin. in Blount Glossogr. 1755– in Johnson, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • quater-cousin — n. cater cousin, distant relative, remote cousin within 1st four degrees of kindred …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quater cousin — A cater cousin, a fourth cousin …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • quater cousin — See cousin …   Black's law dictionary

  • Cousin — Cous in (k[u^]z n), n. [F. cousin, LL. cosinus, cusinus, contr. from L. consobrinus the child of a mother s sister, cousin; con + sobrinus a cousin by the mother s side, a form derived fr. soror (for sosor) sister. See {Sister}, and cf. {Cozen},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cousin — The child of one s uncle or aunt; a relative in the fourth degree according to the method of computing kinship used in most jurisdictions. 23 Am J2d Desc & D § 48. The children of brothers, sisters, or a brother and sister, respectively, are… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • quater-cosin — quater co(u)sin obs. ff. of cater cousin. in Blount Glossogr. 1755– in Johnson, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cater-cousin — Ca ter cous in, n. A remote relation. See {Quater cousin}. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cater cousin — n. dear friend, intimate friend; (Archaic) cousin; distant relative, quater cousin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cousins-german — Cousin Cous in (k[u^]z n), n. [F. cousin, LL. cosinus, cusinus, contr. from L. consobrinus the child of a mother s sister, cousin; con + sobrinus a cousin by the mother s side, a form derived fr. soror (for sosor) sister. See {Sister}, and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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