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kinsfolk

[kinz-fohk] /ˈkɪnzˌfoʊk/
plural noun
1.
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  • Among these people the clan, or perhaps I should say the kinsfolk, forms the unit.

    South and South Central Africa H. Frances Davidson
  • She told her story, but her kinsfolk were too poor to help her.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • Ulwin, with gashed forehead and scratched neck, was shepherding his kinsfolk in the direction of his abode.

    Star of Mercia Blanche Devereux
  • Then came the festival of the Aparturia, with its family gatherings of fathers and kinsfolk.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • He calls a servant and bids him go to Mesopotamia, his old home, and bring a wife for Isaac from his own kinsfolk.

    The Dramatization of Bible Stories Elizabeth Erwin Miller Lobingier
  • kinsfolk should not see faults to which strangers are blind.

    Red Cap Tales Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • The new queen's kinsfolk quickly acquired an almost unbounded ascendency over her weak husband.

  • He called his kinsfolk together, and held counsel with them.

    Russian Fairy Tales W. R. S. Ralston
  • She held her head very high, knowing what her kinsfolk thought: that gran'ther had disgraced them.

    Tiverton Tales Alice Brown
  • These she brought back to the city and delivered safe to their kinsfolk.

    Stories From Livy Alfred Church
British Dictionary definitions for kinsfolk

kinsfolk

/ˈkɪnzˌfəʊk/
plural noun
1.
one's family or relatives
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