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Part of speech: noun

A blood relation; relative.

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Usage examples "kinsman":

  1. " Then leave us together," returned he, unwilling that even this, his convenient kinsman, should know the extent of his treason against his country. - "The Scottish Chiefs", Jane Porter.
  2. Notwithstanding your charge- which merely shows how angry you are- your 'nearest kinsman, ' as you call him, would have been the last man in the world to interfere. - "The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush", Francis Lynde.
  3. He had been struck with the fatal change which disappointment and anxiety had wrought upon the beautiful and haughty features of his illustrious kinsman. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.