from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. One's acquaintances and relatives.
- n.pl. One's relatives.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. both friends and family
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. kindred more or less remote.
Middle English kith, from Old English cȳth, kinsfolk, neighbors.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Literally, albeit archaically, friends (“kith”) and family (“kin”). (Wiktionary)