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Meaning of KINSFOLK

Pronunciation:  'kinz`fowk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  people descended from a common ancestor; "his family had lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
 

KINSFOLK is a 8 letter word that starts with K.

 

 Synonyms: family, family line, folk, kinfolk, phratry, sept
 
 See Also: ancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, dynasty, gens, homefolk, house, line, line of descent, lineage, name, origin, parentage, pedigree, people, stock

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Kins"folk`\, n.
Relatives; kindred; kin; persons of the same family or
closely or closely related families.

      They sought him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance.
                                               --Luke ii. 44.

 

 

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