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noun affinity, agnation, ancestry, breed, brethren, brood, children, clan, cognation, common ancessry, consanguinity, derivation, descent, ethnic group, family connection, family relationship, family tie, family tree, filiation, genealogical tree, genealogy, gentility, genus, heredity, heritage, issue, kind, kindred, kinsfolk, kinship, kinsman, kinsmen, kinswoman, line, lineage, nationality, next of kin, offspring, one's people, parentage, pedigree, propinquity, relations, sanguis, stock, strain, ties of family, tribe
Associated concepts: blood heirs, blood issue, blood relatives, full blood, half blood, mixed blood
Foreign phrases: Consanguineus est quasi eodem sannuine natus.A person related by consanguinity is, as it were, one born from the same blood. Pueri sunt de sannuine parentum, sed pater et mater non sunt de sannuine puerorum. Children are of the blood of their parrnts, but the father and mother are not of the blood of their children.
See also: ancestry, bloodline, descent, lineage

BLOOD, kindred. This word, in the law sense, is used to signify relationship, stock, or family; as, of the blood of the ancestor. 1 Roper on Leg. 103; 1 Supp. to Ves. jr. 365. In a more extended sense, it means kindred generally. Bac. Max. Reg. 18.
     2. Brothers and sisters are said to be of the whole blood, (q. v.) if they have the same father and mother of the half blood, (q. v.) if they have only one parent in common. 5 Whart. Rep. 477.

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It was the latest in a long series of grisly and bloodcurdling predictions that Iranian military commanders have been making in an apparent effort to calm fears among the Iranian public that Iran's military cannot stand up to the US armed forces.
Pretoria (South Africa), July 2 ( ANI ): An acoustic expert has told a court in Pretoria, South Africa, that the bloodcurdling shrieks of blade runner Oscar Pistorius's dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp were a deafening 120 decibels after being shot at in their home.
After his bloodcurdling threat, him being a minister is unacceptable, says Rajeev Chandrasekhar
A MURDER probe was underway last night when a mum of one was found dead in her home after neighbours heard bloodcurdling screams.
Few analysts believe North Korea's untried young dictator Kim Jong Un wants war, despite the bloodcurdling threats of recent weeks, but there are fears that a miscalculation could lead to dangerous escalation in the region.
5 years ago SHOCKED residents described how they woke in the early hours to bloodcurdling cries for help as a man lay burning in the street.
The retired car worker from Ohio in the United States was once the focus of world attention for the bloodcurdling enormity of the crimes for which he stood accused of.
Cemetery Dance keeps moving you into mysterious passageways, spine-chilling caverns, darkness that is bloodcurdling, and with descriptive language keeping you begging for more even though you feel as breathless as the characters.
My daughter and I were nearing the top of the escalator at the elevated-train station when we heard a bloodcurdling scream I turned to see my 4-and-a-half-year-old son on his knees crying, holding his bloodied right hand.
They seem quite happy to torture their child and everyone else on the plane with their bloodcurdling screams, which penetrate even the most effective earplugs, just so they can go shopping or sunbathing.
Peter Mullen's response that Jesus was all man because the Gospels only use the male pronoun to refer to him, and therein Jesus "utters some pretty bloodcurdling macho threats such as, 'I am not come to bring peace, but a sword.