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  • n. Daughter-in-law of someone's brother.
  • n. Daughter-in-law of someone's sister.
  • n. Daughter-in-law of someone's brother-in-law.
  • n. Daughter-in-law of someone's sister-in-law.
  • n. Niece of someone's husband. (Usually called a niece.)
  • n. Niece of someone's wife. (Usually called a niece.)


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  • I have a niece-in-law who is in something called drug court which is like a hyped up probation.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Father Must Remove All Guns from Home as Condition of Under-18-Year-Old Son’s Probation

  • Rebecca Motte was at her home at Mount Joseph Plantation with her three daughters and niece-in-law Mrs. John Brewton, when the British forces seized the strategically located mansion, making it a military post.

    History of American Women

  • My friend AWE the same friend I visited back here will pick me up at LAX, and we'll immediately hit the road for Berkeley, where I have a niece, nephew and niece-in-law.

    to the left coast

  • Both my niece E and my niece-in-law C are artists, and their spaces are so warm and filled with beauty.

    california mini-vacation, day 1 and 2

  • Asked if her niece-in-law had any male friends, the woman shook her head.

    Smoke, Mirrors, and Murder

  • A friend of Susie, my niece-in-law, had read an article about three questions that can help non-medical types recognize a stroke.

    A Potentially Life-Saving Tip

  • This year, an award-winning young author was among those invited to the niece-in-law Fiorella, whose latest book, Father William's Daughter was being launched that day as part of the celebrations.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • My much loved nephew and heavily pregnant niece-in-law.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • As I walked back through central park I called Fritz who told me he'd received a call that at 7:30 that morning his niece-in-law had given birth to a healthy seven pound plus baby girl.


  • Lunch with niece-in-law F. whose first novel has just won an award - she had just flown in from the ceremony in Malta.

    auntie joanna writes


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