Crossword clues for kin
- Cousins, e.g.
- They have connections
- Thanksgiving guests, often
- Branches of some trees
- Kith's companion
- Bunkmates, often
- It's all relatives
- Connected people
- Family relations
- Blood group?
- Group of people related by blood or marriage
- See 7-Down
- They may appear on a tree
- Folk foreword
- People you kiss?
- Aunt and uncle, e.g.
- Fitzgeralds, to E.M.K.
- Fitzgeralds, to Kennedys
- Kissing cousins
- Aunts and uncles, e.g.
- E.M.K. and the Fitzgeralds
- Home folks
- Aunts and others
- Reunion attendees
- Flesh and blood
- Uncles and others
- Wedding party members, often
- Reunion group
- Blood, so to speak
- Consanguine folks
- They're all in the family
- Thanksgiving gatherers, often
- People in a tree?
- Cousins and such
- Humans and apes, e.g.
- They're related
- Many wedding guests
- One of the same bloodline
- Reunion folks
- Kith's partner
- Blood sharers
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Kin \Kin\ (k[i^]n), n. (Mus.)
A primitive Chinese instrument of the cittern kind, with from
five to twenty-five silken strings.
Kin \Kin\ (k[i^]n), n. Also Kine \Kine\ (k[imac]n). [Gr. kinei^n to move.] (Physics) The unit velocity in the C. G. S. system -- a velocity of one centimeter per second.
Kin \Kin\, a.
Of the same nature or kind; kinder. ``Kin to the king.''
Kin \Kin\, n. [OE. kin, cun, AS. cynn kin, kind, race, people; akin to cennan to beget, D. kunne sex, OS. & OHG. kunni kin, race, Icel. kyn, Goth. kuni, G. & D. kind a child, L. genus kind, race, L. gignere to beget, Gr. gi`gnesqai to be born, Skr. jan to beget. [root]44. Cf. Kind, King, Gender kind, Nation.]
Relationship, consanguinity, or affinity; connection by birth or marriage; kindred; near connection or alliance, as of those having common descent.
Relatives; persons of the same family or race.
The father, mother, and the kin beside.
You are of kin, and so a friend to their persons.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1200, from Old English cynn "family; race; kind, sort, rank; nature; gender, sex," from Proto-Germanic *kunjam "family" (cognates: Old Frisian kenn, Old Saxon kunni, Old Norse kyn, Old High German chunni "kin, race;" Danish and Swedish kön, Middle Dutch, Dutch kunne "sex, gender;" Gothic kuni "family, race," Old Norse kundr "son," German Kind "child"), from PIE *gene- "to produce" (see genus).
Etymology 1 a. Related by blood or marriage, akin. Generally used in "kin to". n. 1 race; family; breed; kind. 2 (context collectively English) persons of the same race or family; kindred. 3 One or more relatives, such as siblings or cousins, taken collectively. 4 relationship; same-bloodedness or affinity; near connection or alliance, as of those having common descent. 5 Kind; sort; manner; way. Etymology 2
n. A primitive Chinese musical instrument of the cittern kind, with from five to twenty-five silken strings. Etymology 3
n. (alternative form of k'in English)
Kin is a 6 issues comic-book limited series created in 2000 by Gary Frank and published by Top Cow, an imprint of American company Image Comics. A secret government agency S.I.A. finds out that the neanderthals still exist hidden in Alaskan mountains and proceed to eliminate them in order to obtain their technology that developed differently from the rest of the world. A S.I.A. agent Trey McAloon confronts the organization about the issue while Alaskan Park Ranger Elizabeth Leaky finds establishes contact with one member of the neanderthals.
The mini-series had an open-ended final, with questions of another S.I.A. boss whose orders formed the operation unanswered as well as the fate of a tribe of neanderthals that were shifted to another S.I.A. base.
The series was collected in a trade paperback collection form subtitled "Descent of Man" with 6 new pages of story and art. It was also translated and published in France and Mexico.
Kin (stylised as kin) is the audiovisual debut studio album by electronic music project iamamiwhoami, pseudonym of Swedish singer-songwriter Jonna Lee. It was released on 11 June 2012 on iamamiwhoami's label To whom it may concern., distributed by Cooperative Music, a group of independent labels. Formats include digital, CD, LP and DVD. The album's first track "sever" was released digitally on 15 February 2012, followed by the release of each of the album's tracks once every fortnight throughout the spring of 2012. The physical DVD of kin contains all the music videos which play together as a 45-minute film.
Kin is the third studio album by British thrash metal band Xentrix. It was released on March 27, 1992 and their second through Roadrunner Records. The album goes more into a progressive approach than their two previous albums and was considered by the band to be the biggest mistake during their career. The album was also a commercial failure. With a peak on the UK charts at #74, and also the last charting Xentrix album on the UK charts It was the last album with vocalist/guitarist Chris Astley until his return in 2006.
Kin (stylized as KIN ) is a studio album by American jazz guitarist Pat Metheny and his Unity Group, a newly expanded version of 2012's Unity Band; the lineup now features multi-instrumentalist Giulio Carmassi, along with featured saxophone soloist Chris Potter. Kin was released in February 2014 by Nonesuch Records. It was recorded in June 2013 at MSR Studios in New York.
KIN is the sixth studio album by Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall. It will be released on 9 September 2016 worldwide. It is the follow-up to the folk-toned Invisible Empire // Crescent Moon, but the songs are more energtic and punchy than the last album, melancholic. It was preceded by the Golden State EP, which showcased one of the songs from the album " Evil Eye". The album is produced by Tony Hoffer in a studio in Los Angeles.
Usage examples of "kin".
For every hundred useless aberrations there may be one that is useful, that provides its bearer an advantage over its kin.
All experiments of any kin, upon other adults, whether patients or inmates of public institutions or otherwise, if made without direct ameliorative purpose and the intelligent personal consent of the person who is the MATERIAL for the research.
Theirs was an older version, gleaned from the Avion government by the remaining Kin sha, capable of training pilots under actual battle conditions without risk.
Someone had deliberately destroyed that shipment and purposely dishonored the Kin sha, Avion, and her father.
In this position, he could guarantee that Avion or the Kin sha never forgot their intolerable mistakes of the past.
Although the Kin sha were not native to Avion, they had been welcomed and promoted aggressively by the Central Consortium.
Evidently all the Bander kin from upstairs and down have come to fill it full, and every window of it has eyes on this stairway.
He wondered who it was, wondered why it travelled alone, bereft of clan and kin.
Figures ran past him amid a rising brabble of voices and the sudden scrap-metal clamor of edged metal striking its kin.
It was at that moment she realized that Riley Kin- caid was definitely unsafe.
Cashel had done the Serian merchant a service, and in return Latias treated Cashel and his companions as his own close kin.
Dorian stared at him in horrified disbelief, and Yasmini choked back her sobs: her brothers and other kin must be among the dead.
Aye, ah kin dae that awright, just thinkin aboot you fine ladies, ah laugh.
The human folk died off, and even their Elderling kin surrendered to slow death.
Sharamudoi were there, except those few who happened to be away: the Shamudoi, who lived on the land in the high embayment throughout the year, and their river-dwelling kin, the Ramudoi.