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Hence that wonderful tenacity of kindredship by which they are distinguished.

He saw suddenly that he could never tell his father the truth; pity, kindredship, kindness, moved him.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, kinraden, compound of kin (q.v.) + -rede, from Old English ræden "condition, rule," related to rædan "to advise, rule" (see read (v.)). With intrusive -d- (17c.) probably for phonetic reasons (cf. thunder) but perhaps encouraged by kind (n.). As an adjective, 1520s, from the noun.

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