1586, in the meaning defined at sense 1
probably borrowed from Middle French affiné, past participle of affiner "to enter into a relationship (with)" (verbal derivative of affin "spouse, relative by marriage"), with -é translated as -ed entry 1 — more at affine entry 1
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“Affined.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/affined. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.
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