Definition of Kin group

1. Noun. Group of people related by blood or marriage.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kin Group

kimedashi
kimetaoshi
kimmer
kimmers
kimnel
kimnels
kimono
kimonoed
kimonolike
kimonos
kimrobinsonite
kimzeyite
kin
kin(p)
kin-
kin group (current term)
kina
kinaesodic
kinaesthesia
kinaesthesis
kinaesthetic
kinaesthetically
kinakina
kinakinas
kinanesthesia
kinara
kinaras
kinas
kinase
kinase-splitting membranal proteinase

Literary usage of Kin group

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1. The Chances of Death, and Other Studies in Evolution by Karl Pearson (1897)
"Megs ( = mac/a} is curiously a daughter's husband, quite intelligible if the son be the daughter's husband, as in the kin-group, but otherwise difficult of ..."

2. Folkways: A Study of the Sociological Importance of Usages, Manners, Customs by William Graham Sumner (1906)
"The kin group is the only body which has ties of sympathy and obligation to him. The kin group may be bound to give help without any regard to the justness ..."

3. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1906)
"These are more or less conventionalized representations, plastic or pictographic, of the ancestral totems of the family or kin-group, commonly thought to ..."

4. Kinship Organisations and Group Marriage in Australia by Northcote Whitridge Thomas (1906)
"... (2) the kin group, in which either all the males or all the females together with the children are members of one kinship organisation. ..."

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