plural noun, Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
relatives or kindred.
(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.
[king] /kɪŋ/ noun 1. a male sovereign or monarch; a man who holds by life tenure, and usually by hereditary right, the chief authority over a country and people. 2. (initial capital letter) God or Christ. 3. a person or thing preeminent in its class: a king of actors. 4. a playing card bearing a […]
noun, South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. a self-important person.
[king-burd] /ˈkɪŋˌbɜrd/ noun 1. any of several American tyrant flycatchers of the genus Tyrannus, especially T. tyrannus (eastern kingbird) of North America, known for their pugnacious disposition toward predators. /ˈkɪŋˌbɜːd/ noun 1. any of several large American flycatchers of the genus Tyrannus, esp T. tyrannus (eastern kingbird or bee martin)
[king-bohlt] /ˈkɪŋˌboʊlt/ noun 1. a vertical connecting the body of a vehicle with the fore axle, the body of a railroad car with a truck, etc. 2. (in a roof truss) an iron or steel rod serving as a . /ˈkɪŋˌbəʊlt/ noun 1.