What does the word kith mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Andrew Carnegie
  2. Home, said Blythe, sadly: what home has a child whose kith and kin are all of the army? – A Trooper Galahad by Charles King
  3. I have no kith or kin. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage