Definition of cousinhood in English:

cousinhood

Pronunciation /ˈkəz(ə)nˌho͝od/ /ˈkəz(ə)nˌhʊd/

noun

See cousin

‘In many respects, in fact, the Enlightenment starts here: with the first members of the cousinhood of architects, scientists, and lawyers, and the principles which underlay their work.’
  • ‘Here the cousinhood played an important role, though its continuing influence was more obvious to the public in its manifestation on the board of directors.’
  • ‘In reality two particular kinds of privileged kinship emerge from the definition of the cousinhood in Fulani Society.’
  • ‘Some conditions that may lead to cousinhood include Tourette syndrome, hydrocephalus, Williams syndrome, and some learning disabilities.’
  • ‘North Carolinians emphasize not just Scottish ancestry, but Cape Fear ancestry; not just the cousinhood of the clans, but the genealogical proximity of ‘cousins.’’