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  • n. Plural form of half-cousin.

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Examples

  • Twirling my hair in the corner of the gym watching everyone and their half-cousins get picked for the team.

    La Coquette:

  • Adults discuss the day-by-day business of the farm -- the needs of various machines and livestock, and who is responsible for what -- while the little half-cousins near Jacob whisper about school and various friends that he will never meet.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Decrepit senior citizens whose eighty zillion nieces, nephews, half-cousins, and bridge partners haven't phoned them in decades, but gosh, one day comes along and it's Remember old Wilbur?

    sirilyan Diary Entry

  • We stopped at Todmorden to say farewell to our relations, and also paid farewell visits to some friends, amongst them Mr.. Butler and her husband -- Mr. Hamerton's Burnley schoolmaster; to Mr. Handsley, for whom he had as much esteem as affection, and to his half-cousins Abram and

    Philip Gilbert Hamerton An Autobiography, 1834-1858, and a Memoir by His Wife, 1858-1894

  • What makes it harder is, that all the husbands and wives in our family, for a hundred and fifty years, have been more or less of cousins, or half-cousins, or second or third cousins.

    Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood

  • It seems that he had been left guardian to this boy, whom he brought out with him some years ago to this country, together with a little girl about two years younger, who was the child of a daughter of his mother by a former marriage, so that the children were half-cousins to each other.

    Life in the Clearings versus the Bush

  • As part of my continuing coverage of unusually cinematic Southern California crimes, complete with the kind of multi-culti bands of perps that are more interesting than the usual gangs of half-cousins, here's an excerpt from the

    VDARE.com: Blog Articles

  • Those counts involved marriages allegedly arranged be-tween two underage girls and their adult half-cousins.

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  • Most notably, the mystery of whether or not Mahati is Kajika's grandfather, thus making her and Lumati half-cousins.

    Anime Nano!

  • As part of my continuing coverage of unusually cinematic Southern California crimes, complete with the kind of multi-culti bands of perps that are more interesting than the usual gangs of half-cousins, here’s an excerpt from the Orange County Register:

    Why Is Crime Down Among Today’s Youth?

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