Definition of Kinless

1. Adjective. Without kin; familyless. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kinless

1. having no kin [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kinless

kinkily
kinkiness
kinkinesses
kinking
kinkle
kinkles
kinkless
kinks
kinksters
kinky hair
kinky hair syndrome
kinless (current term)
kinlessness
kinnikinic
kinnikinics
kinnikinnick
kinnikinnicks
kino
kino gum
kinocentrum
kinocilia
kinocilial
kinociliar
kinociliary
kinocilium
kinohapt

Literary usage of Kinless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Growth of British Policy: An Historical Essay by John Robert Seeley (1895)
"This reaction after Cromwell reminds us of the reaction, which was considered above, after Elizabeth, the unmarried, childless, kinless Elizabeth. ..."

2. Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme (1908)
"In the case of the Arunta we have the kin- less totemism existing in a society based on a kinless organisation still, but containing also full recognition ..."

3. Transactions by Mining Institute of Scotland (1887)
"With reference to what Mr M'kinless said at last meeting as to the new oil ... Mr M'KiNLESS said that having been in Edinburgh, he had just discovered that ..."

4. The Publications of the Selden Society by Selden Society (1906)
"The case is specially discussed only in connection with the London claim to sell the lands of a kinless bastard, and administer the proceeds for the good of ..."

5. Borough Customs by Mary Bateson (1906)
"The case is specially discussed only in connection with the London claim to sell the lands of a kinless bastard, and administer the proceeds for the good of ..."

6. The United Kingdom: A Political History by Goldwin Smith (1899)
"Justice was dispensed by judges, some of them English, of whom a Scottish jobber plaintively spoke as "kinless loons." Without family connections ..."

7. The United Kingdom: A Political History by Goldwin Smith (1899)
"Justice was dispensed by judges, some of them English, of whom a Scottish jobber plaintively spoke as " kinless loons." Without family connections to guide ..."

8. A History of Crime in England: Illustrating the Changes of the Laws in the by Luke Owen Pike (1873)
"If a man, kinless on the paternal side, fight and slay a man, let the maternal ... If a kinless man be slain, let half the " wer " be paid to the king, ..."

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