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kinfolk  n.  Relatives; kindred; kin; kinsfolk; persons of the same family or closely related families.

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"Kinfolk" Quotes from Famous Books

... your questions in order, she’s a young woman; her home is New York; she has no near kinfolk except Sister Theresa, so she spends some of her ...
— The House of a Thousand Candles • Meredith Nicholson

... thyself on his bounty; thus haply Allah shall reunite thee with thy slave-girl.' I hearkened to his words (and indeed my mind was strengthened and I was somewhat comforted) and resolved to betake myself to Wasit,[FN41] where I had kinfolk. So I went down to the river- side, where I saw a ship moored and the sailors embarking goods and goodly stuffs. I asked them to take me with them and carry me to Wsit; but they replied, We cannot take thee on such wise, for the ship ...
— The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 9 • Richard F. Burton

... with an editorial called, "Beyond the State Line, What?" It was based on Ida Mary's terse comment, "Back to the wife's kinfolk," and concluded with my own views of the economic disaster which such a ...
— Land of the Burnt Thigh • Edith Eudora Kohl

Words linked to "Kinfolk" :   descent, lineage, blood, name, parentage, ancestry, gens, stock, people, family, stemma, house, pedigree, phratry, sept, dynasty, kinsfolk, line of descent, bloodline, homefolk, blood line, origin

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