niece vs nephew
- a daughter of your brother or sister
Cousin Molle goes to Cambridge and the niece is the only visitor.
My niece was left in my trust for the weekend.
The P. 's have now got the book, and like it very much; their niece Eleanor has recommended it most warmly to them -- _She_ looks like a rejected addresser.
- a son of your brother or sister
Some people believe that Richard III did not murder his nephews and was not the villain he is generally thought to have been.
We usually open family presents with my BIL, SIL and nephew on Christmas morning.
I have a wife, a son, a sister, a sister-in-law, three brothers-in-law, a mother, a father-in-law, a nephew, and a niece.