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kindred


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kindred  \Kin"dred\,  n.  [OE.  kinrede,  kynrede,  kunreden  (with 
  excrescent  d),  fr  AS  cynn  kin,  race  +  the  termination 
  -r[=ae]den,  akin  to  AS  r[=ae]dan  to  advise,  G.  rathen.  Cf 
  {Hatred}.] 
  1.  Relationship  by  birth  or  marriage;  consanguinity; 
  affinity;  kin. 
 
  Like  her  of  equal  kindred  to  the  throne.  --  Dryden. 
 
  2.  Relatives  by  blood  or  marriage,  more  properly  the  former; 
  relations;  persons  related  to  each  other 
 
  I  think  there's  no  man  is  secure  But  the  queen's 
  kindred.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Kin;  kinsfolk;  relatives;  kinsmen;  relations; 
  relationship;  affinity. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kindred  \Kin"dred\,  a. 
  Related;  congenial;  of  the  like  nature  or  properties;  as 
  kindred  souls;  kindred  skies;  kindred  propositions. 
 
  True  to  the  kindred  points  of  heaven  and  home. 
  --Wordsworth. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kindred 
  adj  1:  similar  or  related  in  quality  or  character;  "a  feeling  akin 
  to  terror";  "kindred  souls";  "the  amateur  is  closely 
  related  to  the  collector"  [syn:  {akin(p)},  {related}] 
  2:  related  by  blood  or  marriage;  "kindred  clans" 
  n  :  group  of  people  related  by  blood  or  marriage  [syn:  {kin},  {kin 
  group},  {kinship  group},  {clan},  {tribe}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Kindred,  ND  (city,  FIPS  42780) 
  Location:  46.65093  N,  97.02106  W 
  Population  (1990):  569  (246  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  58051 




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