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Noun: kinfolk  'kin,fowk
  1. People descended from a common ancestor; used especially of the ancient clans of Ireland
    "his kinfolk has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower";
    - family, family line, folk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry

Type of: ancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, line, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stemma, stock

Encyclopedia: Kinfolk