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kinfolk

[ kin-fohk ]

plural noun

, (used with a plural verb)
  1. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. relatives or kindred.


kinfolk

/ ˈkɪnˌfəʊk /

plural noun

  1. another word for kinsfolk


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Word History and Origins

Origin of kinfolk1

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English kinnes-folk; kin, folk

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Example Sentences

By 6:30 a.m., New Yorkers in sparkly spandex gathered at the entrance of Kinfolk 94 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

They had no neighbours and their few stray kinfolk lived at remote distances and were not given to visits or communications.

He and his black-a-vised kinfolk had little to do with the villagers, and the village had even less to do with them.

Now he had settled his affairs and come in the guise of a pilgrim to spend the Christmas season with his kinfolk in England.

Hungary was forced to risk its ethnic kinfolk in Serbia's Vojvodina region.

Anyhow he didn't have any kinfolk in this country, so it don't much matter.

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