cous|in|age


cous|in|age
cous|in|age «KUHZ uh nihj», noun.
1. the condition of being cousins; kinship: »

A mixed group of photographs…reveal affinities and cousinages previously unsuspected (Sunday Times).

2. cousins collectively; family; kinfolk: »

On one page we are back in [his] New York boyhood, a welter of cousinage (New York Times).


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