nearness of blood

nearness of blood
index propinquity (kinship)

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  • propinquity — I (kinship) noun affiliation, affinity, agnation, alliance, association, bond, close association, cognation, common ancestry, connection, consanguinity, family connection, filiation, kindred, link, nearness of blood, nearness of relation,… …   Law dictionary

  • Propinquity — Pro*pin qui*ty, n. [L. propinquitas, from propinquus near, neighboring, from prope near.] [1913 Webster] 1. Nearness in place; neighborhood; proximity. [1913 Webster] 2. Nearness in time. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 3. Nearness of blood;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pro|pin|qui|ty — «proh PIHNG kwuh tee», noun. 1. nearness in place, especially personal nearness. 2. nearness of blood; kinship. ╂[< Latin propinquitās < propinquus near < prope near] …   Useful english dictionary

  • propinquity — noun Etymology: Middle English propinquite, from Latin propinquitat , propinquitas kinship, proximity, from propinquus near, akin, from prope near more at approach Date: 14th century 1. nearness of blood ; kinship 2. nearness in place or time ;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • propinquity — n. 1. Nearness, proximity, vicinity, neighborhood, contiguity, adjacence. 2. Kindred, affinity, nearness of blood, relationship, consanguinity, connection …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • persona conjuncta xquiparatur interesse proprio — /parsowna kanjagkta ekwapareytar intaresiy prowpriyow/ A personal connection [literally, a united person, union with a person] is equivalent to one s own interest; nearness of blood is as good a consideration as one s own interest …   Black's law dictionary

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  • eye, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  specialized sense organ capable of receiving visual images, which are then carried to the brain. Anatomy of the visual apparatus Structures auxiliary to the eye The orbit       The eye is protected from mechanical injury… …   Universalium

  • inheritance — /in her i teuhns/, n. 1. something that is or may be inherited; property passing at the owner s death to the heir or those entitled to succeed; legacy. 2. the genetic characters transmitted from parent to offspring, taken collectively. 3.… …   Universalium

  • St. Paul —     St. Paul     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Paul     I. PRELIMINARY QUESTIONS     A. Apocryphal Acts of St. Paul     Professor Schmidt has published a photographic copy, a transcription, a German translation, and a commentary of a Coptic… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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