neph·ew /ˈnɛ(ˌ)fju, ||(ˌ)vju/
1. A grandson or grandchild, or remoter lineal descendant. [Obs.]
But if any widow have children or nephews [Rev. Ver. grandchildren]. --1 Tim. v. 4.
If naturalists say true that nephews are often liker to their grandfathers than to their fathers. --Jer. Taylor.
2. A cousin. [Obs.]
3. The son of a brother or a sister, or of a brother-in-law or sister-in-law.
n : a son of your brother or sister [ant: niece]