Part of speech: noun

The son of a sister or a brother.

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Usage examples "nephew":

  1. If she wanted that kind of thing, why did not she marry my nephew?" - "The Bertrams", Anthony Trollope.
  2. Was her mind running on Lady Janet's nephew? - "The New Magdalen", Wilkie Collins.
  3. My nephew Godfrey does not stand under the chestnut- tree, but keeps close to the side of Lady Moyne. - "The Red Hand of Ulster", George A. Birmingham.