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Definition of Nephew

Nephew
Nephew Neph"ew (n[e^]f"[-u]; in England n[e^]v"[-u]; 277), n. [OE. neveu, nevou, nevu, fr. F. neveu, OF. also, nevou, L. nepos; akin to AS. nefa, D. neef, G. neffe, OHG. nevo, Icel. nefi a kinsman, gr. ne`podes, pl., brood, young, Skr. nep[=a]t grandson, descendant. [root]262. Cf. Niece, Nepotism.] 1. A grandson or grandchild, or remoter lineal descendant. [Obs.] But if any widow have children or nephews [Rev. Ver. grandchildren]. --1 Tim. v. 4. If naturalists say true that nephews are often liker to their grandfathers than to their fathers. --Jer. Taylor. 2. A cousin. [Obs.] --Shak. 3. The son of a brother or a sister, or of a brother-in-law or sister-in-law. --Chaucer.

Meaning of Nephew from wikipedia

- niece or nephew is a child of the subject's sibling or sibling-in-law. The converse relationship, the relationship from the niece or nephew's perspective...
- is the nephew of comedian Steve Harvey, which is where his stage name comes from. Nephew Tommy studied theatre at Texas A&M University. Nephew Tommy's...
- The Magician's Nephew is a fantasy children's novel by C. S. Lewis, published in 1955 by The Bodley Head. It is the sixth published of seven novels in...
- The Nephew is a 1998 film directed by Eugene Brady, which tells the story of a young biracial American man, Chad Egan-Washington (pla**** by Hill Harper)...
- Smith & Nephew plc, also known as Smith+Nephew, is a British multinational medical equipment manufacturing company headquartered in Watford, England. It...
- A cardinal-nephew (Latin: cardinalis nepos; Italian: cardinale nipote; Spanish: valido de su tío; Portuguese: cardeal-sobrinho; French: prince de fortune)...
- Neil Burstyn (July 17, 1939 – November 9, 1978) known as Neil Nephew, was an American actor, writer and story editor. His works as an actor include Panic...
- Wray and Nephew Ltd. is a distiller, blender, and bottler of rum, originating and operating in Jamaica. The history of J. Wray and Nephew began in 1825...
- Nephew is a Danish rock band formed in 1996 in Aarhus, Denmark. The band consists of Simon Kvamm (lead vocals, keyboards, songwriting), Kristian Riis (guitar...
- Rameau's Nephew, or the Second Satire (or The Nephew of Rameau, French: Le Neveu de Rameau ou La Satire seconde) is an imaginary philosophical conversation...