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English citations of cousin-aunt

Noun: "one's parent's female first cousin"Edit

1855 1950 1956 1976 1994 2003 2004 2008 2009 2011
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  • 1855 March 29, “Struggles in Life”, in The Leisure Hour[1], volume 4, number 170, page 195:
    This and a great deal more Miss Filmer might have said if she had wished to widen the breach between little Ellen and her cousin-aunt; []
  • 1950, Savitri Devi Nanda, The City of Two Gateways: The Autobiography of an Indian Girl, G. Allen & Unwin:
    It was not only the case with my uncle, aunt and grandmother but also with my cousin-aunts, they showed me tenderness and love beyond a niece's desert and took me out with them for drives to their orchards or baths; []
  • 1956, Hallam Tennyson, The Dark Goddess, Vallentine, page 43:
    Asha suffered an influx of cousin brothers-in-law, cousin aunts, and just plain cousins up from Midnapore to sponge.
  • 1976, Agnes Smedley, Daughter of Earth, The Feminist Press, page 214:
    It had been nearly fifteen years since I had seen my cousin-aunt, Mildred, just my age, and then she was a bad, spoiled little girl.
  • 1994, Hans Kasdorf, “Becoming a Missiologist of the Road: Personal Recollections and Reflections”, in Mission Focus[2], volume 2, page 159:
    Shortly thereafter, as Providence would have it, I received a letter from my cousin-aunt, Katherine Nickel, author, artist and teacher in Reedley, California.
  • 2003, Nargis, Daddy: A Bouquet of Memories, Minerva Press, →ISBN:
    She was his godmother and another one of my innumerable cousin aunts, who lived with us.
  • 2004, Natarah Anderson, Visions from the Past (A True Story), AuthorHouse, →ISBN, page 308:
    While we were steadily being pushed out the door, the Rev and my cousin aunt were still arguing behind us.
  • 2008, Di Brandt, “My Breasts Had Become Eyes”, in Shannon Cowan, Fiona Tinwei Lam, & Cathy Stonehouse, editors, Double Lives: Writing and Motherhood, McGill-Queen's University Press, →ISBN, page 53:
    I grew up in a traditionalist Mennonite farming village in southern Manitoba, surrounded by other villages, filled with dozens and dozens of boisterous, cheerful, eccentric aunts and uncles, cousins, second-cousins, third-cousins, cousin-aunts, cousin-uncles, []
  • 2008, Kal Renganathan Sharma, Bioinformatics: Sequence Alignment and Markov Models, McGraw-Hill, →ISBN, page xv:
    [] and the passing of my cousin-aunt, Dr. Renganayaki Mahapatra, Head of the Department of Languages at the University of Calcutta, India, in June 2007.
  • 2009, David Manners, In the Shadow of Crows, Reportage Press, →ISBN:
    They never seemed to tire of our annual arrival, nor we of the joyful embraces from cousin-brothers and cousin-sisters, the affectionate ahashis from cousin-uncles and cousin-aunts.
  • 2011, Rosalinda Swaim, Rosa's Vision and the World of Revelation, Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc., →ISBN:
    And then the next day her cousin aunt tries to help her to look for a job, for her.