plural noun Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
relatives or kindred.
Also, kinfolks, kinsfolk.

1425–75; late Middle English kinnes-folk; see kin, folk Unabridged
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kinfolk (ˈkɪnˌfəʊk)
pl n
chiefly (US), (Canadian) another word for kinsfolk

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Example sentences
For that matter a great pizza and great pasta are kinfolk.
Once in power, all politicians face pressure to steal public money and share it
  out among their supporters and kinfolk.
If you were in power, you would grow rich and your kinfolk would get more jobs
  in the civil service.
These kinfolk don't take kindly to strangers, and they're even less trusting of
  authority figures.
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