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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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And as he gave blood for the first time yesterday at the Legal & General offices in Fitzalan Place, Cardiff, he admitted he was more than a little apprehensive.
Blood Service bosses said new volunteers were always in demand, but just five per cent of the eligible population gave blood.
He said: 'I'd like to say thank you to those 40 people, who, without a second thought, gave blood without expecting any reward.
SEATTLE -- The Seattle Seahawks invites the community to honor those who gave blood following the September 11 attacks on America and to remember those lost in last year's tragedy by giving blood and/or joining the marrow registry at the new Seahawks stadium.
CORONATION Street star Stephen Beckett, who plays Dr Matt Ramsden in the soap, yesterday faced the needle in real life when he gave blood to highlight the life-saving campaign.
She said: "I never gave blood until the Omagh bombing.