kith

Part of speech: noun

One's friends; in the phrase kith and kin.

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Usage examples "kith":

  1. To begin, then, I was born in Dunfermline, in the attic of the small one- story house, corner of Moodie Street and Priory Lane, on the 25th of November, 1835, and, as the saying is, " of poor but honest parents, of good kith and kin." - "Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie", Andrew Carnegie.
  2. Home, said Blythe, sadly: what home has a child whose kith and kin are all of the army? - "A Trooper Galahad", Charles King.
  3. I have no kith or kin. - "The Ice Pilot", Henry Leverage.