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Cousin-german

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The children of brothers and sisters, first cousins; kinsfolk. (Latin, germaʹnus, a brother, one of the same stock.)

“There is three cozen-germans that has cozened all the hosts of Reading, of Maiden-head, of Colebrook, of horses and money.”—Shakespeare: Merry Wives of Windsor, iv. 5.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Court Plaster
Court of Love
Court of Pie-powder
Court of the Gentiles (The)
Courtesy
Courtesy Titles
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Cousin Betsy
Cousin-german
Cousin Jack
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