family, class, or kind:
he and all his ilk.
of that ilk,
[ilk] /ɪlk/ Chiefly Scot.
a type; class; sort (esp in the phrase of that, his, her, etc, ilk): people of that ilk should not be allowed here
(Scot) of that ilk, of the place of the same name: used to indicate that the person named is proprietor or laird of the place named: Moncrieff of that ilk
(Scot) each; every
Old English ilca “same” (n. and adj.), from Proto-Germanic *ij-lik, in which the first element is from the PIE demonstrative particle *i- (see yon) and the second is that in Old English -lic “form” (see like). Of similar formation are which and such. Phrase of that ilk implies coincidence of name and estate, as in Lundie of Lundie; applied usually to families, so by c.1790 it began to be used with meaning “family,” then broadening to “type, sort.”
[il-kuh] /ˈɪl kə/ adjective, Chiefly Scot. 1. every; each.
/ˈɪlkɪstən/ noun 1. a town in N central England, in SE Derbyshire. Pop: 37 270 (2001)
/ˈɪlklɪ/ noun 1. a town in N England, in Bradford unitary authority, West Yorkshire: nearby is Ilkley Moor (to the south). Pop: 13 472 (2001)
[il] /ɪl/ adjective, worse, worst; iller, illest for 7. 1. of unsound physical or mental health; unwell; sick: She felt ill, so her teacher sent her to the nurse. 2. objectionable; unsatisfactory; poor; faulty: ill manners. 3. hostile; unkindly: ill feeling. 4. evil; wicked; bad: of ill repute. 5. unfavorable; adverse: ill fortune. 6. of […]