Origin of kin
Related formskin·less, adjective
Definition for kin (2 of 2)
Origin of -kin
Examples from the Web for kin
Earlier that day, officials say, Stone went on a bloody rampage killing six of his kin and wreaking havoc in three small towns.
Here it is, in the faces of the victims, in the stories of bravery, in the souls and memory of the survivors, the next of kin.
Outstripping the ironieteken, the temherte slaq, and their kin by far is the most remarked and reviled irony mark to date.
Late Monday night the FBI released the identities of seven of the deceased whose next of kin had been notified.Investigators Search for Clues to What Motivated Navy Yard Shooter Aaron Alexis|Ben Jacobs, Miranda Green|September 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In exchange, the community and government recognize the pair as next of kin and give them the tools they need to do their duty.Immigration Reform and the GOP’s Anti-Gay Suicide Mission|Jonathan Rauch|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If there have been no children he takes all the personal property absolutely, and her real estate goes to her next of kin.
"An' I kin hear that savage army now, movin' up an' down, restless like," said Long Jim.The Keepers of the Trail|Joseph A. Altsheler
Orphans and the aged are invariably cared for, not only by their next of kin, but by the whole clan.The Soul of the Indian|[AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
I wur, an' I wurn't, which is not mebbe a very plain statement, but you kin jedge fur yourself if you care to hear my yarn.In Search of El Dorado|Alexander MacDonald
I doubt that the rogues will thry to throw the dust in our eyes again; and so we kin make better time, wance we get stharted.The Pioneer Boys on the Mississippi|Harrison Adams
British Dictionary definitions for kin (1 of 2)
Word Origin for kin
British Dictionary definitions for kin (2 of 2)
suffix forming nouns
Word Origin for -kin
Idioms and Phrases with kin
see kith and kin.