Persons who are related to each other by descending from the same great-grandfather or great- grandmother. The children of one’s first cousins are his second cousins. These are sometimes called “‘first cousins once removed.” Slade v. Fooks 9 Sim. 387; Corporation of Bridgnorth v. Collins, 15 Sim. 541.
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