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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