kith and kin

noun
acquaintances and relatives.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English

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kith and kin

Friends and family, as in Everyone was invited, kith and kin as well as distant acquaintances. This expression dates from the 1300s and originally meant "country-men" (kith meant "one's native land") and "family members." It gradually took on the present looser sense.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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Example sentences
For he had slain the kith and kin of many a hundred there.
Letting kith and kin fiddle with focus online may not be enough to fuel demand.
Have some kith and kin in that outfit described in the article.
His intent was simple, keep kith and kin informed while cutting down on e-mail
  traffic.
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