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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Niece  \Niece\,  n.  [OE.  nece,  F.  ni[`e]ce,  LL  neptia  for  L. 
  neptis  a  granddaughter,  niece,  akin  to  nepos.  See  {Nephew}.] 
  1.  A  relative,  in  general;  especially,  a  descendant,  whether 
  male  or  female;  a  granddaughter  or  a  grandson.  [Obs.]  --B. 
  Jonson  Wyclif.  Shak. 
  2.  A  daughter  of  one's  brother  or  sister,  or  of  one's 
  brother-in-law  or  sister-in-law. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  daughter  or  your  brother  or  sister  [ant:  {nephew}] 

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