kinsman

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noun kins·man \ˈkinz-mən\

Definition of kinsman

  1. :  relative; specifically :  a male relative

Examples of kinsman in a sentence

  1. <to protect the family honor, he sought to revenge the murder of his kinsman>

12th Century

First Known Use of kinsman

12th century


KINSMAN Defined for English Language Learners

kinsman

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noun kins·man \ˈkinz-mən\

Definition of kinsman for English Language Learners

  • : a male relative


KINSMAN Defined for Kids

kinsman

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noun kins·man \ˈkinz-mən\

Definition of kinsman for Students

plural

kinsmen

\-mən\
  1. :  a relative usually by birth



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