Examples of kin in a Sentence
They are her distant kin.
invited all of his kith and kin to his graduation party
Recent Examples of kin from the Web
Also, while your pet droppings may seem kin to manure, this is also a no-go!
Using seedlings, Asay and fellow researchers have shown that related pairs of trees recognize the root tips of their kin, among the root tips of unrelated seedlings, and seem to favor them with carbon sent through the mycorrhizal networks.
The animals, close kin to jellyfish, have been spotted in the water and washed up on the beach along the Alabama coast.
The man’s name has not been released pending notification to his next-of-kin.
Where there were reported to be kin, the parties were buried together.
These kinds of structureless collaboration generally only work at very local kin-communal scales where everybody already knows and trusts everyone else.
The complaint lists her daughter and four sons as next-of-kin.
Sometimes, when one of them dies, a group will gather in a tree above their deceased kin in a kind of mourning.
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Origin and Etymology of kin
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Origin and Etymology of -kin
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Definition of kin for English Language Learners
: a person's relatives
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