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nephew
 n.  a son of your brother or sister
Classic Sentence: (67 in 5 pages)
1  Well, they say he's a nephew or a cousin of Kaiser Wilhelm's.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 2
2  One time he killed a man who had found out that he was nephew to von Hindenburg and second cousin to the devil.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
3  In the society of his nephew and niece, and their children, the old Gentleman's days were comfortably spent.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
4  Peggotty meant her nephew Ham, mentioned in my first chapter; but she spoke of him as a morsel of English Grammar.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE
5  Mr. Peggotty was no less pleased than his nephew, though his modesty forbade him to claim a personal compliment so vociferously.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. MY 'FIRST HALF' AT SALEM HOUSE
6  'This is my nephew,' said my aunt.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. I MAKE ANOTHER BEGINNING
7  Leave your nephew here, for the present.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. I MAKE ANOTHER BEGINNING
8  'That was his nephew,' I replied; 'whom he adopted, though, as a son.'
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20. STEERFORTH'S HOME
9  Miss Trotwood was good enough to mention that she had a nephew who was her peculiar care, and for whom she was seeking to provide genteelly in life.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23. I CORROBORATE Mr. DICK, AND CHOOSE A PROFESSI...
10  These were few enough, to be sure; but as we always fell back upon Blood, she had as wide a field for abstract speculation as her nephew himself.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
11  'You are a very old friend of my nephew's, Mr. Micawber,' said my aunt.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49. I AM INVOLVED IN MYSTERY
12  Stepan Arkadyevitch saw now that it was no good to dream of that, but still he was glad to see his nephew.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 19
13  The old lady couldn't resist her longing to see her nephew, for she had met Laurie as she took her airing, and hearing of Mr. March's arrival, drove straight out to see him.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE
14  No, it wouldn't," returned Jo, "I neither like, respect, nor admire Tudor, though his grandfather's uncle's nephew's niece was a third cousin to a lord.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
15  "He's a born Weller," laughed Jo, as her parent gathered himself up, and her nephew tried to stand on his head, as the only mode of expressing his satisfaction that school was over.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-FIVE
Example Sentence:
1  He was going to resign his personal property to the care of his nephew.
2  He was succeeded as third Baron Northwick by his nephew.
3  The original alliance between Guntram and his nephew thus came to an end.
4  Though Maud had intended to bequeath the family home to her nephew, she died before changing her will.
5  Avuncular pride did not prevent him from noticing his nephew's shortcomings.
6  Some people believe that Richard III did not murder his nephews and was not the villain he is generally thought to have been.