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'Kindred' means 'akin to', in the sense of being related or similar to something. A 'kindred spirit' defines someone with similar values and desires to one's own.

In popular usage, the word is associated with the White Wolf roleplaying game "Vampire: The Masquerade" (later "Vampire: Requiem"). In this context, the word (usually capitalised) is used to refer to a single vampire, a group of vampires, or vampire society as a whole.

(It should be noted that this usage is a little awkward when used to refer to a single individual. Since the word 'kindred' defines similarity it therefore implies plurality.)
In general usage: "We've got so much in common. She's my kindred spirit."

In Vampire:
"He's one of the Kindred."
"This group could threaten all the Kindred in this city".
by Midwinter December 30, 2004
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(noun) A successful type of theft which results in an acceptable, impressive and rewarding payday for the protagonist.
Last night, hit a good lick. I brought home three figures easy for about two hours worth of my time. Not too bad I don't think.
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someone named kindred is normally a beautiful free spirited kind of person who will attract attention from everyone. they are unique and dont care what people think about them as long as they are happy.
"Is that kindred?"
"yeah its is."
"she is smokin."
"I know."
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A entity that has become one of the Undead
i.e. a Vampire
by Julian Luna June 04, 2003
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Meaning who has once dated a hoe, but moved far far west to get their life back together... who runs up the sides of mountains ( like a real man) to get in shape. This person may have eyes as aqua fresh as the ocean. Usually short, but ripped out of their mind. Loves to ride the dirt on bikes of all sorts. Owns a black beautiful stallion.
you are a kindred man or a kindred brother.
by EmilyRaspberry November 04, 2010
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A television show about Vampires
Based on the RPG Vampire:The Masquerade
Kindred:The Embraced
by Julian Luna June 04, 2003
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