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  • n. Plural form of half-uncle.

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Examples

  • I have the legacy through family, my many half-uncles and aunts, cousins and my mama.

    Y.P.R.: Dust in the Wind

  • “What did you think of all that talk about half-uncles marrying half-nieces, and creating children with hooves, tails, and horns?”

    Flowers in the Attic

  • "What did you think of all that talk, about half-uncles marrying half-nieces, and creating children with hooves, tails, and horns?"

    Flowers In The Attic

  • Beyond the open flower-walled grave was a mound where new grass grew; and here lay his great-uncle, old John Minafer, who had died the previous autumn; and beyond this were the graves of George’s grandfather and grandmother Minafer, and of his grandfather Minafer’s second wife, and her three sons, George’s half-uncles, who had been drowned together in a canoe accident when George was a child—Fanny was the last of the family.

    Chapter 14

  • Beyond the open flower-walled grave was a mound where new grass grew; and here lay his great-uncle, old John Minafer, who had died the previous autumn; and beyond this were the graves of George's grandfather and grandmother Minafer, and of his grandfather Minafer's second wife, and her three sons, George's half-uncles, who had been drowned together in a canoe accident when George was a child -- Fanny was the last of the family.

    The Magnificent Ambersons; illustrated by Arthur William Brown

  • The article states that the half-uncles attorney is Scott Bartton.

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