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  • noun Plural form of step-aunt.


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  • Possibly, two very elderly maiden step-aunts are discouraging to the homing instinct; the fact remained that as long as the youngest Miss Fitzroy possessed the where-withal to tip a housemaid she was but rarely seen within the decorous precincts of Craffroe Lodge.

    All on the Irish Shore Irish Sketches Martin Ross 1903

  • Irreproachable actresses reserve the comic-landlady part for their mothers on Broadway and their step-aunts on the road.

    Strictly business: more stories of the four million O. Henry 1886

  • Parent Dish -- one of TV Squad's ... cousins? step-aunts?

    TV Squad 2009

  • They’ll grow up to love stepmom and stepdad and all the stepsisters and stepbrothers, and step-aunts and step-uncles, and step-grandparents —

    The Payback Club Becnel, Rexanne 2006


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