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  • noun Plural form of aunt.

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Examples

  • Center has seen this dreadful progression up close: One of her aunts is bedridden and doesn't recognize her.

    Watching a loved one sink into Alzheimer's, dementia can be harrowing

  • She had grown to be a handy little creature, and tasks she was capable of doing at all she did like a flash, so that when she called her aunts at five o'clock to pass judgment, she had accomplished wonders.

    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

  • She had grown to be a handy little creature, and tasks she was capable of doing at all she did like a flash, so that when she called her aunts at five o'clock to pass judgment, she had accomplished wonders.

    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

  • As a kid with an Irish mother and a Slavic father, I was familiar with pasta con le sarde, gnocchi, tripe and the ubiquitous lasagna thanks to neighbors, friends of my parents we called aunts and uncles, and schoolmates who traced their lineages to Italy.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Besides, the aunts were an unstoppable force, each had an energy that belied her great age even the youngest, Aunt Hettie, wasnt a day under eighty.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Besides, the aunts were an unstoppable force, each had an energy that belied her great age even the youngest, Aunt Hettie, wasnt a day under eighty.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Besides, the aunts were an unstoppable force, each had an energy that belied her great age even the youngest, Aunt Hettie, wasnt a day under eighty.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Besides, the aunts were an unstoppable force, each had an energy that belied her great age even the youngest, Aunt Hettie, wasnt a day under eighty.

    The Forgotten Garden

  • Besides, the aunts were an unstoppable force, each had an energy that belied her great age even the youngest, Aunt Hettie, wasnt a day under eighty.

    Kate Morton Ebook Collection

  • They're literally on the phone -- my two middle ones -- calling their aunts and uncles and bouncing names off them.

    CNN Transcript Dec 28, 2008

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