friends and relatives

kith and kin

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['friends and relatives'] kith and kin

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  • Kith — (k[i^]th), n. [OE. kith, cu[eth], AS. c[=y][eth][eth]e, c[=y][eth], native land, fr. c[=u][eth] known. [root]45. See {Uncouth}, {Can}, and cf. {Kythe}.] Acquaintance; kindred. [1913 Webster] And my near kith for that will sore me shend. W. Browne …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kith — [kith] n. [ME < OE cyth, earlier cyththu < base of cuth, known: see UNCOUTH] friends, acquaintances, or neighbors: now only in kith and kin a) friends, acquaintances, and relatives b) relatives …   English World dictionary

  • KITH — can refer to:* Kidz in the Hall * The Kids in the Hall * the ICAO code for Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport * KITH (FM), an FM radio station located in Kapaa, Hawaii …   Wikipedia

  • Kith — may refer to: *Friends and acquaintances *The different species of faerie creatures in *The Canadian sketch comedy show The Kids in the Hall *The ICAO code for the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport *The Kith, a spacefaring civilization featured in …   Wikipedia

  • kith — (n.) O.E. cyðð kinship, relationship; kinsfolk, fellow countrymen, neighbors; native country, home; knowledge, acquaintance, familiarity, from cuð known, pp. of cunnan to know (see CAN (Cf. can) (v.)). Cognate with O.H.G. chundida. The… …   Etymology dictionary

  • kith — kith; kith·a·ra; …   English syllables

  • kith — ► NOUN (in phrase kith and kin) ▪ one s relations. ORIGIN Old English, originally in the senses «knowledge», «one s native land», and «friends and neighbours» …   English terms dictionary

  • kith — /kith/, n. 1. acquaintances, friends, neighbors, or the like; persons living in the same general locality and forming a more or less cohesive group. 2. kindred. 3. a group of people living in the same area and forming a culture with a common… …   Universalium

  • kith — index relative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • kith|a|ra — «KIHTH uhr uh», noun. = cithara. (Cf. ↑cithara) …   Useful english dictionary

  • KITH (FM) — Infobox Radio station name = KITH city = Kapaa, Hawaii area = branding = Island 98.9 FM slogan = airdate = 1997 08 01 (as KAWT) frequency = 98.9 MHz format = World Ethnic power = erp = 51,000 watts haat = 280.0 meters class = C1 facility id =… …   Wikipedia

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