Examples from the Web for great-uncle
Maybe we know someone who knew someone who was on Air France 447, or a great-uncle died before we were born and we grew up afraid.
Welcome to the life and times of Bird, Shirley Temple, and your great-uncle Morris.What Made Charlie Parker Great? Reviewing Stanley Crouch’s Biography on Bird|Stuart Klawans|September 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I have in fact a great-uncle who is buried near to where I live.
Why, her great-uncle was a judge, and her second cousin was lieutenant-governor of the State.A Pasteboard Crown|Clara Morris
And a great-uncle had his house burned down and they were forced to fly to a little old house on top of a hill.A Little Girl in Old New York|Amanda Millie Douglas
My great-aunt and great-uncle—they were Maria and Peter—that was what they were.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
Finally she led us forward to our great-uncle, saying: 'Madame le Marquis, I have conversed with these children.Stray Pearls|Charlotte M. Yonge
The stranger stayed to supper, and Neale learned that he was his great-uncle Burton Crittenden.Rough-Hewn|Dorothy Canfield