kinsfolk

[ UK /kˈɪnsfə‍ʊk/ ]
NOUN
  1. people descended from a common ancestor
    his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower
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How To Use kinsfolk In A Sentence

  • Most of these marriages were strongly resisted by the kinsfolk of the parties, particularly those that involved agnates from the same village, though none of them were from the same hamlet.
  • The newborn GXV3501 and GXV3504 transcription servers / encoders is conception of the Grandstream's newborn kinsfolk of incoming procreation IP transcription surveillance products which feature flush marginal interfaces and coercive processing capabilities much as binary input / output ports for sensor / alarm and PTZ control, SD port, USB port, desegrated PoE, super Planet Malaysia
  • Kylaithis; but he couldn't even stitch a plectron to a lyre -- the other one, who lives near the house of Hermodorus, after you have left the street, was pretty good once, but he's too old, now; the late lamented Kylaithis -- may her kinsfolk never forget her -- used to patronize him. Satyricon
  • Before the Clearances, most Highland families lived in such townships, in a kind of collective, or joint-tenancy farm, housing perhaps a hundred or so people, who were often kinsfolk.
  • Despite Gerald of Wales's vaunting of the military skills of his marcher kinsfolk, the record suggests that the swords of the second group were just as sharp, and their eye for land and profit at least as keen.
  • Tell me, because there are two Kerdons, one is that blue-eyed fellow, the neighbor of Myrtaline the daughter of Kylaithis; but he couldn't even stitch a plectron to a lyre -- the other one, who lives near the house of Hermodorus, after you have left the street, was pretty good once, but he's too old, now; the late lamented Kylaithis -- may her kinsfolk never forget her -- used to patronize him. The Satyricon — Complete
  • Ye may know, too, that he is a man, for he has had sons by his wife, and few of our kinsfolk have fallen unatoned by our house, so that we have not had vengeance for them.
  • Then he went in forthright to his daughter and her mother and his kinsfolk, and acquainting them with the King of Kabul’s demand sought counsel of them, and they said, ‘Do what seemeth good to thee.’ — The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Most of these marriages were strongly resisted by the kinsfolk of the parties, particularly those that involved agnates from the same village, though none of them were from the same hamlet.
  • Indeed, no blood relations witnessed the will, but only Hester's servant and the kinsfolk of her executor and beneficiary, her ‘good friend Anthony Short,’ the controversial Laudian minister.
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