American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Akin

AKIN’, a. [a or of and kin. See Kin.]

1. Related by blood, used of persons; as, the two families are near akin.

2. Allied by nature; partaking of the same properties; as, envy and jealousy are near akin. [This adjective is used only after the noun.]

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