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Definition of the noun cater-cousin

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noun

  1. A fourth cousin.
  2. A close or good friend.
  3. A person treated as a cousin who is not a blood relation.
  4. A distant relation.

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Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1853)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found by Samuel Johnson

CATER-COUSIN. n.t. Acorruption oiquatre- coutin, from the ridiculousness of calling cousin or relation to so remote a degree. Shaktj ). CATERER, ft. ». One employed to buy provisions for the family. B. Joiuon. < ! ATERESS.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language ... Abridged from the Rev. H. J. Todd's ... enlarged quarto edition, by A. Chalmers (1820)

by Samuel Johnson

CATER-COUSIN. m. s. A corruption of quatrecousin, from the ridiculousness of calling cousin or relation to so remote a degree. Shaksp. AT R. m. s. One employed to buy provisions for the family. B. Jonson. CATERESS. m. s. A woman employed to cater. CATERPILLAR. a. s. A worm which devours leaves and fruits. Bacon. Anything voracious. The name of a plant. To CATER WACL. v. n. To make a noise as cats in rutting time. Pope. To make any of— fensive noise. Shakspeare . - TERY ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed., by the author. To which is prefixed, A grammar of the English language (1792)

by Samuel Johnson

CATER-COUSIN. / A petty favourite ; one related by blood or mind. Rimer. CATERER; / [from eater.] The provider or purveyor. Ben jso/ison. South. CATERESS / [from cater.] A woman employed to provide victuals. Milt'jes. CATERPI'LLAR /□ A worm, sustained by •leave* and fruits. Bacon.

Google previewA new dictionary of the English language (1839)

by Charles Richardson

CATER-COUSIN. Quatre cousin.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

by Thomas Sheridan

CATER-COUSIN, kā'-tūr-kūz'n. s. A petty ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language ... Abstracted from the folio edition of the author ... Fourteenth edition, corrected, etc (1828)

CATER-COUSIN. s.

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1851)

Incorporating the Labours of Sheridan and Walker ... Also a Key to the Pronunciation of Classical and Scripture Proper Names by James Knowles

CATER-COUSIN, kiUtir-kuzn', n. A corruption of quatre-coutin, from the ridiculousness of calling cousin or ...

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Video shows what cater-cousin means. Distant relative, especially a very distant relative, of doubtful relation.. A close or good friend. An intimate. A bosom friend.

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