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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Cousinage, n. Also: cousyn-, cousingage. [e.m.E. cousinage (1571). Cf. Cosinage.] Kinship; kindred. 1405 Antiq. Aberd. & B. IV. 172.
The said Erle of Mar of his kindeli gudelynes and cousynage … sal further and suppouale the said Schir Dauid … in al thir poyntis
14.. Acts I. 380/2.
[Nocht] sister sone, na brother sone, na cusing, na nane of the cousinage, na nane of affinitie within nyne degres
1456 Hay I. 191/30.
Suppos he war nocht of blude syb cousingage, ȝit suld he be herd in jugement as frende for frende

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