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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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Beckett, 34, gave blood at the National Blood Service donor centre in Manchester, adding his name to the growing list of celebrities - including Gary Lineker - who are supporting the donation campaign.
Mr Gibbon, who attended the dinner with his wife Pat, first gave blood when he was 18 and has barely missed a session since.
Mrs Barker, who first gave blood in 1979, said: "People have got to get over this anxiety of giving blood for the first time but the secret is to get someone to go along with you for moral support.
One donor who gave blood at a Cardiff University session this week was 19-year-old English student Katy Adams.
Dianne Prince, a Reseda resident who works in Kaiser's insurance department, said she got woozy a previous time she gave blood.
Nearly 700 volunteers who gave blood over the July Fourth holiday weekend at the American Red Cross - NBC 10 Holiday Hero bloodmobiles helped boost the area's blood supply.