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cousinry

[kuhz-uh n-ree]
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noun, plural cous·in·ries.
  1. cousins or relatives collectively.
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Origin of cousinry

First recorded in 1835–45; cousin + -ry
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Examples from the Web for cousinry

Historical Examples

  • Goffe, too, was of the Cromwellian cousinry, having married a daughter of Whalley.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 377, March 1847

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  • As in the case of its cousinry a-land, the bladderwort at its leisure dines upon its prey.

  • He sold his business to the "cousinry," and, as they considered, on hard terms.