What does the word folk mean?

Usage examples for folk

  1. Can real love, supposing there happens to be another chap in the case, exist between married folk? – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. Then, when she and her husband were alone in the kitchen, before the young folk came down, she said, pointing the fork at him: " I declare for't! – Janice Day by Helen Beecher Long
  3. Some folk never take the trouble to size themselves up- to find out what they are fitted to do- and then wonder why they remain way down at the bottom of the heap. – What You Can Do With Your Will Power by Russell H. Conwell