Kinsfolk
Kinsfolk Kins"folk`, n. Relatives; kindred; kin; kinfolk; persons of the same family or closely related families. [1913 Webster]

They sought him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance. --Luke ii. 44. [1913 Webster]


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  • kinsfolk — index blood, kindred Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • kinsfolk — (also kinfolk) ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ (in anthropological or formal use) a person s blood relations, regarded collectively …   English terms dictionary

  • kinsfolk — [kinz′fōk΄] pl.n. [< KIN + FOLK, after KINSMAN] former form of KINFOLK …   English World dictionary

  • kinsfolk — [[t]kɪ̱nzfoʊk[/t]] N PLURAL: oft poss N (The spellings kinfolk, and sometimes in American English kinfolks are also used.) Your kinsfolk or kinfolk are the people who are related to you. [LITERARY] Poor Emily. Her kinsfolk should come to her... I …   English dictionary

  • kinsfolk — noun plural Date: 15th century relatives …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kinsfolk — /kinz fohk /, n.pl. kinfolk. * * * …   Universalium

  • kinsfolk — noun Alternative spelling of kinfolk …   Wiktionary

  • kinsfolk — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun See kinfolk …   English dictionary for students

  • kinsfolk — kins|folk [ˈkınzfəuk US fouk] n also kinfolk AmE [plural] old fashioned your family …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • kinsfolk — kins|folk [ kınz,fouk ] noun uncount AMERICAN family members …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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