noun Date: 12th century relative; specifically a male relative

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  • Kinsman — ist der Name folgender Personen: Brent Kinsman (* 1997), US amerikanischer Schauspieler Jeremy K.B. Kinsman (* 1942), kanadischer Botschafter Shane Kinsman (* 1997), US amerikanischer Schauspieler Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Kinsman… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kinsman — Kinsman, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 109 Housing Units (2000): 50 Land area (2000): 0.066545 sq. miles (0.172350 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.066545 sq. miles (0.172350 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Kinsman — Kins man (k[i^]nz man), n.; pl. {Kinsmen} (k[i^]nz men). A man of the same race or family; one related by blood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kinsman — index blood, next of kin, relation (kinship), relative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • kinsman — (n.) c.1200, kenesmen, from late O.E. cynnes mannum; see KIN (Cf. kin) + MAN (Cf. man). Kinswoman is recorded from c.1400 …   Etymology dictionary

  • kinsman — (also kinswoman) ► NOUN ▪ (in anthropological or formal use) one of a person s blood relations …   English terms dictionary

  • kinsman — [kinz′mən] n. pl. kinsmen [kinz′mən] [ME kynnesman < kynnes , gen. sing. of kyn (see KIN) + man] a relative; esp., a male relative …   English World dictionary

  • Kinsman — A kinsman is a male relative. The term Kinsman may also refer to:Places in the United States*Kinsman, Illinois *Kinsman, Ohio *Kinsman Township, Trumbull County, Ohio *Kinsman Mountain, in the White Mountains of New Hampshire *Kinsman Notch, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Kinsman — Recorded in several forms including Kingman, Kingsman and possibly Kinsman, this interesting surname is medieval English. It derives from the pre 7th century Olde English word cyning , which does actually mean a king, with man , which can have a… …   Surnames reference

  • kinsman — UK [ˈkɪnzmən] / US noun [countable] Word forms kinsman : singular kinsman plural kinsmen literary a male relative …   English dictionary

  • Kinsman —    Heb. goel, from root meaning to redeem. The goel among the Hebrews was the nearest male blood relation alive. Certain important obligations devolved upon him toward his next of kin.    1) If any one from poverty was unable to redeem his… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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