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cousin

Etiquette a title used by a sovereign when addressing another sovereign or a nobleman

Cousin

Victor . 1792--1867, French philosopher and educational reformer
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It indeed may be helpful to think of scientific inquiry and theological inquiry as related, cousinly endeavors.
However, the most coveted specimens are those in which brilliantly colored (the redder the more highly coveted) spherules rest individually or as grapelike clusters on wulfenite crystal "windows" or between them, populating the wulfenite crystal groups, thickly or thinly, with splotches of cousinly color.
Cordelia would show me that my fears were groundless, that Papa's interest in Sophie was merely cousinly, that Mama was just going through one of her strange times.
Even Katchor's drawing style--with its jittery, schiumpy anatomies and its cousinly relationship to Ben Shahn, Leon Kossoff, and William Kentridge--compels us to think in these terms.
American country music (once known as "country and western") justly claims its origins in Celtic and Appalachian balladry and in its cousinly relation to folk music, gospel and blues, as well as some Tin Pan Alley tunes of the late nineteenth century.