Kin

Definition of Kin

Pronunciation: kĭn
n.1.(Mus.) A primitive Chinese instrument of the cittern kind, with from five to twenty-five silken strings.
1.Relationship, consanguinity, or affinity; connection by birth or marriage; kindred; near connection or alliance, as of those having common descent.
2.Relatives; persons of the same family or race.
The father, mother, and the kin beside.
- Dryden.
You are of kin, and so a friend to their persons.
- Bacon.
1.(Physics) The unit velocity in the C. G. S. system - a velocity of one centimeter per second.
a.1.Of the same nature or kind; kinder.

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