His only comments on the disclosure of kinship were a "Humph!"
I could have kicked Bayliss for his officious explanation of kinship.
His father was my father's cousin, so that my kinship is none so near.
Less than ever did he now seek to prevail by the voice of kinship.
She was beheaded in May, 1541, being too near in kinship to the throne to be allowed to live.