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KIN Definition & Legal Meaning

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Relation or relationship by blood or consanguinity. “The nearness of kin is com- puted according to the civil law.” 2 Kent, Comm. 413. See Keniston v. Mayhew, 169 Mass. 160, 47 N. E. 612; Hibbard v. Odell, 16 Wis. 635; Lusby v. Cobb, 80 Miss. 715, 32 South. 6. As to “next of kin,” see NEXT.


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