noun (plural kinswomen)
(In anthropological or formal use) a woman who is one of a person’s blood relations.
- They pointed to their linguistic affinities "in convincing colonists to allow their 'kinsmen' to 'return home'".
- His distant kinsman, Mr Enfield, tells him a story of a mysterious Mr Hyde.
- Rowland Lacy, a kinsman of the earl of Lincoln, loves Rose, the daughter of the lord mayor of London.
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