What does the word kinsman mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by John Lothrop Motley