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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kinsfolk  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kinsfolk 
  n  :  people  descended  from  a  common  ancestor;  "his  family  had 
  lived  in  Masachusetts  since  the  Mayflower"  [syn:  {family}, 
  {family  line},  {folk},  {kinfolk},  {sept},  {phratry}] 




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