[kinz-woo m-uh n]
- a female relative.
- a woman of the same nationality or ethnic group.
Origin of kinswoman
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Examples from the Web for kinswoman
As I live, she is a kinswoman that such a warlike prince might well be proud of.Love-at-Arms
I have spoken to my kinswoman, the mother-superior of convent.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
And thou 'rt not amazed, Elsie, that our captain and his kinswoman will wed?Standish of Standish</p>
Jane G. Austin
My kinswoman was fond of pan, and I hastened to place some before her.My Reminiscences
Peter Sherringham came humanely to his kinswoman's assistance.The Tragic Muse</p>