ilk

1 [ilk]
noun
1.
family, class, or kind: he and all his ilk.
adjective
2.
Idioms
3.
of that ilk,
a.
(in Scotland) of the same family name or place: Ross of that ilk, i.e., Ross of Ross.
b.
of the same class or kind.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English ilke, Old English ilca (pronoun) the same, equivalent to demonstrative i (cognate with Gothic is he, Latin is that) + a reduced form of līc like1; cf. which, such

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ilk

2 [ilk] Chiefly Scot.
pronoun
1.
adjective
2.
each; every.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English ilk, north variant of ilch, Old English ylc (pronoun) each

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ilk1 (ɪlk)
 
n
1.  a type; class; sort (esp in the phrase of that, his, her, etc, ilk): people of that ilk should not be allowed here
2.  (Scot) of that ilk of the place of the same name: used to indicate that the person named is proprietor or laird of the place named: Moncrieff of that ilk
 
usage  Although the use of ilk in the sense of sense 1 is sometimes condemned as being the result of a misunderstanding of the original Scottish expression of that ilk, it is nevertheless well established and generally acceptable

ilk or ilka2 (ɪlk, ˈɪlkə)
 
determiner
(Scot) each; every
 
[Old English ǣlc each (+ a1)]
 
ilka or ilka2
 
determiner
 
[Old English ǣlc each (+ a1)]

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Word Origin & History

ilk
O.E. ilca "same" (n. and adj.), probably from demonstrative particle i- (cognate with Goth. is "he" and first element of L. idem) + -lic "form" (see like). Of similar formation are which and such. Phrase of that ilk implies coincidence of name and estate, as in Lundie of Lundie;
applied usually to families, so by c.1790 it began to be used with meaning "family," then broadening to "type, sort."
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Example sentences
Hence the protests of yourself and others of your ilk on this thread.
In theater, their ilk has long been presented as the opposite of suburban
  conformity.
Extremists of any ilk are not interested in another opinion.
Viewers who worry that she and her ilk are pumping up hardship cases to gin up
  entertainment are adrift in wishful thinking.
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