from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as kinship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Kinship.

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  • noun kinship


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  • You help to provide people from all over the country, the world, with a kinsmanship.

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  • The young men claimed kinsmanship with one another, which those who are learned in the peerage may unravel.

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  • The soft Spanish language, as it fell from their lips, was rich as the taste of that Spanish wine on the tongue, and stirred in my heart a pride of kinsmanship.

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  • The words "None of you shall approach to any one that is near of kin to him, to uncover their nakedness," [2532] embraces also this form of kinsmanship, for what could be more akin to a man than his own wife, or rather than his own flesh?

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  • Her cousin's tone of kinsmanship and friendliness was so genuine and unforced that she and her mother both accepted it naturally, and forgot for the moment that, to a little-minded man, such friendliness might have been difficult and perhaps impossible.

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  • They took this reserved hospitality as a complimentary admission of their kinsmanship.

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  • Within the barrack courtyard there is an end to all friendship, kinsmanship, _camaraderie_, and patronage.

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  • Yet there are no especial indications of exclusiveness or spirit of _clique_; rather it is the homely feeling of kinsmanship, which makes the intercourse of relations more familiar and unceremonious, than that of intimate acquaintances or friends.

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  • Hereford, and, in right of kinsmanship to the Duke, the Norman's beloved baron and grand seneschal, William Fitzosborne, who, though in Normandy even he sate not at the Duke's table, was, as related to his lord, invited by Edward to his own.

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  • Earl of Hereford, and, in right of kinsmanship to the Duke, the

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