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relative
used in The Importance of Being Earnest

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1  —1 use as in:
they are relatives
Definition
connected
in various senses, including:
  • a person related by blood or marriage — as in "The hospital won't let me visit her because I'm not a relative."
  • a plant or animal related by origin or grouping — "The closest relative of the dog is the gray wolf."
  • Only relatives, or creditors, ever ring in that Wagnerian manner.
    Act 1 — Morning-room in Algernon's flat in Half-Moon Street (37% in)

There are no more uses of "relative" flagged with this meaning in The Importance of Being Earnest.

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  • Your mother, no doubt, or some female relative of advanced years, resides here also?
    Act 2 — Garden at the Manor House (66% in)

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