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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR KINFOLK

His kinfolk hoped that some day he would be President of the Town Board.

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

I love you faithfully, and if you are still my good Rosalie I am ready to marry you here in the presence of my kinfolk.

I've heard my grandfather say that our kinfolk, who dwell far to the south beyond the big seawater, have the same custom.

Tell your kinfolk and families and friends and neighbors to make bands and hang together.

Sometimes it comes out in the society papers immediately after it has been made known to the kinfolk and intimate friends.

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

WORD ORIGIN

also kin-folk, 1802, principally American English, but the earliest references are British, from kin (n.) + folk (n.). Kinsfolk is recorded from 1844.

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