[kin-fohk] /ˈkɪnˌfoʊk/

plural noun, Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
relatives or kindred.
plural noun
(mainly US & Canadian) another word for kinsfolk

also kin-folk, 1802, principally American English, but the earliest references are British, from kin (n.) + folk (n.). Kinsfolk is recorded from 1844.


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