For 40 episodes, House Lannister has been the clan that Game of Thrones fans love to hate.
Shawkat, who was married to Bushra Assad, Bashar's only sister, had a stormy relationship with other members of the clan.
Eleanor Clift on the longstanding ties between the congressman and the Kennedy clan.
early 15c., from Gaelic clann "family, stock, offspring," akin to Old Irish cland "offspring, tribe," both from Latin planta "offshoot" (see plant (n.)). The Goidelic branch of Celtic (including Gaelic) had no initial p-, so it substituted k- or c- for Latin p-. The same Latin word in (non-Goidelic) Middle Welsh became plant "children."