Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: kinsman
IPA transcription: [k'ɪnzm,æn]
Pronunciations of kinsman
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: kinsman
    Meaning: a male relative
Usage examples
  • Nor should he describe Priam the kinsman of the gods as praying and beseeching,
  • Tristram was cited before the whole court, and reproached with having dared to present himself before them after having slain their kinsman.
  • He went a long voyage; he is my kinsman. If I could see him, he could give me some account of Mrs. Rugg." "Sir," said Mrs. Croft, "I never heard of John Foy.
  • Far to the King's left Elf the bard Led on the eastern wing With songs and spells that change the blood; And on the King's right Harold stood, The kinsman of the King.
  • His mother welcomed him back with tears in her eyes, and his poor kinsmen pressed round him, but the rich ones kept away, for they feared that they would no longer be able to rob their kinsman as they had done for many years past.
  • He maintained, with a powerful hand, the balance of the West, till it was at length overthrown by the ambition of Clovis; and although unable to assist his rash and unfortunate kinsman, the king of the Visigoths, he saved the remains of his family and people, and checked the Franks in the midst of their victorious career.
  • Firm-mooded after, Not heedless of valor, but mindful of glory Was Higelac's kinsman; the hero-chief angry Cast then his carved-sword covered with jewels That it lay on the earth, hard and steel-pointed; He hoped in his strength, his hand-grapple sturdy. So any must act whenever he thinketh To gain him in battle glory unending, And is reckless of living.
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