plural noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for kinsfolk

Historical Examples of kinsfolk

  • 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.



  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for kinsfolk


pl n

one's family or relatives
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