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of that ilk

1. Scottish archaic Of the same territory, estate, or location of that name. (Implies the person is a proprietor or from a land-owning family or lineage.) John Johnstone of that ilk, the last remaining man of that line, died of consumption at an early age.
2. Of that same or a certain type, class, or kind. It really surprises me that they would let men of that ilk into a respectable place like this.
See also: ilk, of
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At that moment The Colonel appeared, recent egg on his chin, with Of That Ilk in close order:
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I would say it calls into question the credibility of the entire secession movement if they're willing to have a person of that ilk talking for them,'' Levine said.