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.
In the past, such papers had bought time for their family home, which held nine members of the Savelyev clan.
That was the equivalent of being shoved out the door of the close-knit Karzai clan.
Tales are recited, verses chanted, and the singer of a clan makes his version of a popular story.
Kautsky says that in primitive man the child belongs to the clan; but this is an error.
If they were favorable all was well, and the captive became at once a member of a family and clan and of the tribe at large.
In the anthropoid ape we already find the family, but not the clan.
A human ancestor gradually took the place of the totem as the giver of life to the 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."