Part of speech: noun

Relatives collectively; kindred; kin.

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Usage examples "kinsfolk":

  1. The Boers of the Orange Free State had sympathised warmly with their kinsfolk in the Transvaal, and were with difficulty kept from crossing the border to join them. - "Impressions of South Africa", James Bryce.
  2. " We will all go with you," said the little old man; " we will visit your kinsfolk." - "Eskimo Folktales", Unknown.
  3. And it seemed that at the same time all danger would be at an end, and then we should be able to hold converse together without hindrance, and, when she perceived it to be the fitting time, she would that I should come secretly with my cousin in the evening, dressed as a varlet, although she would have me to be concealed when I was come there, so that neither stranger, nor kinsfolk, nor any save her secretary, should know of it. - "The Book of the Duke of True Lovers", Christiné de Pisan.