Of the same kin related by bloodstream utilized of individuals as two people tend to be near similar
- relevant by bloodstream
- comparable in quality or personality
- Of the same kin; relevant by blood; -- used of individuals; as, both people tend to be near akin.
- Allied naturally; partaking of the identical properties; associated with same type.
In old English law. Of kin. "Next-a-kin." 7 Mod. 140.
1550s, from phrase of kin; see kin.
(a.) Of the identical kin; associated by blood; -- utilized of people; as, the 2 people tend to be near akin.
- (a.) Allied by nature; partaking of the identical properties; of the identical type.
If, however, we turn to Australia, where sacrifice is unknown, we find more than ' one class of rites in which we can trace an idea akin to some forms of sacrifice.