Nephew

Definition of Nephew

Neph´ew   Pronunciation: nĕf´ũ; in England nĕv´ũ; 277
n.1.A grandson or grandchild, or remoter lineal descendant.
But if any widow have children or nephews [Rev. Ver. grandchildren].
- 1 Tim. v. 4.
If naturalists say true that nephews are often liker to their grandfathers than to their fathers.
- Jer. Taylor.
2.A cousin.
3.The son of a brother or a sister, or of a brother-in-law or sister-in-law.

Related Words

aunt, auntie, blood brother, brethren, brother, bub, bubba, bud, buddy, country cousin, cousin, cousin once removed, cousin twice removed, daughter, father, first cousin, foster brother, frater, grandnephew, grandniece, granduncle, great-aunt, great-uncle, half brother, kid brother, mother, niece, nuncle, nunks, nunky, second cousin, sis, sissy, sister, sister-german, sistern, son, stepbrother, stepsister, unc, uncle, uncs, uterine brother
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