She testified that her father lost his job and her nieces were thrown out of their school when she persisted with her complaint.
I am fortunate to be very close to my nieces and nephews and to experience a form of grandparenting with their children.
Now, I can tell my nieces with certainty, that yes, even you can grow up to be president of the United States.
We need to see these girls as daughters, sisters, nieces, and friends.
We all have wives, girlfriends, daughters, nieces, or neighbors who have played it, and by God, they kick butt.
He then left the room, intending to send a man and horse after the chaise, to desire his two nieces to return immediately.
Gushchin, do you give alms to your little nephews and nieces?
Associated with the empress in the palace were her sister and two nieces, all bearing like her the name Julia.
She had her nieces and nephews to stay; Minna and Louie also came to take the waters.
One day he was visiting her father when one of her nieces, taking some music from a drawer, brought with it a piece of embroidery.
c.1300, from Old French niece "niece, granddaughter" (12c., Modern French nièce), earlier niepce, from Latin neptia (also source of Portuguese neta, Spanish nieta), from neptis "granddaughter," in Late Latin "niece," fem. of nepos "grandson, nephew" (see nephew). Replaced Old English nift, from Proto-Germanic *neftiz, from the same PIE root (Old English also used broðordohter and nefene).
Until c.1600, it also commonly meant "a granddaughter" or any remote female descendant. Cf. cognate Spanish nieta, Old Lithuanian nepte, Sanskrit naptih "granddaughter;" Czech net, Old Irish necht, Welsh nith, German Nichte "niece."