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Definition of folks:

  1. In Anglo- Saxon times, the people of a group of townships or villages; a community; a tribe.
  2. People in general, or a separate class of people; - generally used in the plural form, and often with a qualifying adjective; as, the old folks; poor folks.
  3. The persons of one's own family; as, our folks are all well.


phratry, sept, common people, family, kinfolk, ethnic music, kinsfolk, folk music, family line, kin, folk, parents, relations, tribe.

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