kin·dred /ˈkɪndrəd/ 名詞
1. Relationship by birth or marriage; consanguinity; affinity; kin.
Like her, of equal kindred to the throne. --Dryden.
2. Relatives by blood or marriage, more properly the former; relations; persons related to each other.
I think there's no man is secure
But the queen's kindred. --Shak.
Syn: -- Kin; kinsfolk; relatives; kinsmen; relations; relationship; affinity.
Kin·dred, a. Related; congenial; of the like nature or properties; as, kindred souls; kindred skies; kindred propositions.
True to the kindred points of heaven and home. --Wordsworth.
adj 1: similar or related in quality or character; "a feeling akin
to terror"; "kindred souls"; "the amateur is closely
related to the collector" [syn: akin(p), related]
2: related by blood or marriage; "kindred clans"
n : group of people related by blood or marriage [syn: kin, kin
group, kinship group, clan, tribe]