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[kinz-fohk] /ˈkɪnzˌfoʊk/
plural noun
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  • She told her story, but her kinsfolk were too poor to help her.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • Then came the festival of the Aparturia, with its family gatherings of fathers and kinsfolk.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • She has kinsfolk in New England, and I'll send her there for a year or two.

  • kinsfolk should not see faults to which strangers are blind.

    Red Cap Tales Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • He called his kinsfolk together, and held counsel with them.

    Russian Fairy Tales W. R. S. Ralston
  • These she brought back to the city and delivered safe to their kinsfolk.

    Stories From Livy Alfred Church
  • Do you yield to them of your own free will, or do the people hate you, or have you a quarrel with your kinsfolk?

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
  • In Marshall's opinion the breech between these kinsfolk ought not to be healed.

    Reels and Spindles Evelyn Raymond
  • They closed the door upon their kinsfolk and faced the situation.

    The Loyalist James Francis Barrett
  • I have no kinsfolk,” declared Anne; “my father told me that.

    A Little Maid of Province Town Alice Turner Curtis
British Dictionary definitions for kinsfolk


plural noun
one's family or relatives
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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