a collateral branch of the family

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this is a sentence given as an example under this entry "collateral" in the Cambridge Dictionary Online that's part of this site.

"a collateral branch of the family"

Could anyone give an example(s) of "a collateral branch"?

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Shakespeare has no direct descendants. His only grandchild died without producing a family.

There are collateral descendants from his younger sister Joan Hart and her direct descendants.

They are a collateral branch of the Shakespeare family.
 

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Shakespeare has no direct descendants. His only grandchild died without producing a family.

There are collateral descendants from his younger sister Joan Hart and her direct descendants.

They are a collateral branch of the Shakespeare family.


Got it. Two thumps up for you.:up: :up:

You rock!

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