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  • n. Plural form of cater-cousin.

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Examples

  • His master and he, saving your worship’s reverence, are scarce cater-cousins, —40

    Act II. Scene II. The Merchant of Venice

  • He was humble enough to desire my assistance on this occasion, though he and I were never cater-cousins; and I gave him to understand that I would make application to my friend Mr. Wilkes, who, perhaps, by his interest with Dr. Hay and Mr. Elliot, might be able to procure the discharge of his lacquey.

    Life Of Johnson

  • "Concern not yourself about Cicely, kinsman," said Giles Gosling, "but e'en let her go her way, a 'God's name; for although your mother were her father's sister, yet that shall not make you and her cater-cousins."

    Kenilworth

  • His mother was an arch-deacon's daughter; as honest a woman as ever broke bread: she and I have been cater-cousins in our youth; we have tumbled together between a pair of sheets, i'faith.

    The works of John Dryden, $c now first collected in eighteen volumes. $p Volume 06

  • His master and he, saving your worship's reverence, are scarce cater-cousins --

    The Merchant of Venice

  • His master and he, saving your worship’s reverence, are scarce cater-cousins

    The Merchant of Venice

  • Gosling, “but e’en let her go her way, a’ God’s name; for although your mother were her father’s sister, yet that shall not make you and her cater-cousins.”

    Kenilworth

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