cousins german


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

German \Ger"man\, a. [OE. german, germain, F. germain, fr. L.
   germanus full, own (said of brothers and sisters who have the
   same parents); akin to germen germ. Cf. Germ, Germane.]
   Nearly related; closely akin.
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         Wert thou a leopard, thou wert german to the lion.
                                                  --Shak.
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   Brother german. See Brother german.

   Cousins german. See the Note under Cousin.
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