American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A male relative.
- n. A man sharing the same racial, cultural, or national background as another.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A man of the same race or family; one related by blood, or, more loosely, by marriage. The word is commonly and properly used only of a relative by blood, in contradistinction to relatives by marriage, who are properly termed affines.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A man of the same race or family; one related by blood.
- n. a male relative
- kin’s + -man (Wiktionary)
“Charles will come together, if they can but shake off wicked Everard, as we call a kinsman, whom Sir Charles has no mind to intro-duce to you, without your leave.”
“‘Whom do you call kinsman?’ asked old Martin sternly.”
“Whom do you call kinsman?' asked old Martin sternly.”
“And that fat bearded one yonder, the Dogra whom you call my kinsman?”
““They call my kinsman Ludovic with the Scar,” said Quentin.”
“Yea, and I am sorry for Orestes, hapless youth, who is called my kinsman, to think that he should ever return to Argos and behold his sister's wretched marriage.”
“Now let Pylades take his maiden wife and bear her to his home in Achaea; also he must conduct thy so-called kinsman to the land of Phocis, and there reward him well.”
“Volumnia, in the course of her bird – like hopping about and pecking at papers, has alighted on a memorandum concerning herself in the event of “anything happening” to her kinsman, which is handsome compensation for an extensive course of reading and holds even the dragon Boredom at bay.”
““Your kinsman is a beauty, my lady,” the serving maid answered.”
“If your kinsman is the high priest, perhaps he can assist me in carrying out the aagronis 'errand to discover a possible relationship between pahaantiyirs and your Temple cats.”
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