second cousin


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second cousin

n.
1. A child of a first cousin of one's parent.
2. A child of one's first cousin; a first cousin once removed.

second cousin

n
the child of a first cousin of either of one's parents

sec′ond cous′in


n.
a child of a first cousin of one's parent. Compare cousin (def. 1).
[1650–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.second cousin - a child of a first cousin
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
Translations
إبن أو بِنْت العم من الدَّرجَة الثانية
bratranec/setřenice z druhého kolena
halvfætter
pikkuserkku
másod-unokatestvér
òremenningar
bratranec druhého stupňa
torun çocukları

second cousin

ncugino/a di secondo grado

cousin

(ˈkazn) noun
a son or daughter of one's uncle or aunt.
first/full cousin
a son or daughter of one's uncle or aunt.
second cousin
a child of one's parent's first cousin or a child of one's first cousin.
References in classic literature ?
Young Ladislaw did not feel it necessary to smile, as if he were charmed with this introduction to his future second cousin and her relatives; but wore rather a pouting air of discontent.
Joseph Elliott of Markdale, a second cousin of mother's.
She is a second cousin of father's but we've never seen her.
But a second cousin o' mine, a drovier, was a rare hand at remembering the Scotch tunes.
Besides, Cyril Vladimirovich is my mother's second cousin.
She was really rather shocked to find it definitely established that her own second cousin, Cyril Alardyce, had lived for the last four years with a woman who was not his wife, who had borne him two children, and was now about to bear him another.
Here also were the valiant Earl of Angus, Sir Thomas Banaster with his garter over his greave, Sir Nele Loring, second cousin to Sir Nigel, and a long column of Welsh footmen who marched under the red banner of Merlin.
Uncle Bill Hugson married your Uncle Henry's wife's sister; so we must be second cousins," said the boy, in an amused tone.
She idolised dad and she was really Ellie's second cousin Maureen Pilcher, 49, said the family were Maureen Pilcher, second cousin "too shocked and devastated to talk".
A 30-year-old West Belfast man was remanded in custody after he admitted offences against his 13-yearold second cousin between 2012 to August last year.
The Careless Whisper singer tweeted to tell his fans he's "perfectly fine" after the wife of a second cousin claimed that the family had begged the star to seek help for drugs and alcohol addictions.
The Oscar-nominated actor, who will take part in the Plantagenet monarch's reburial, is a second cousin of the king, 16 times removed, experts said.

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