Of that ilk


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denoting that a person's surname and the title of his estate are the same; as, Grant of that ilk, i.e., Grant of Grant.
Of the same kind.
- Jamieson.

See also: Ilk, Ilk

References in classic literature ?
While the sight of a moose-bird almost invariably put him into the wildest of rages; for he never forgot the peck on the nose he had received from the first of that ilk he encountered.
Two of that ilk descended upon Anne one violet dusk and proceeded to do what in them lay to prick the rainbow bubble of her satisfaction.
I come from the woodlands over in Herefordshire, upon the lands of the Bishop of that ilk.
Hinkydink" or "Bathhouse John," or others of that ilk, were proprietors of the most notorious dives in Chicago, and also the "gray wolves" of the city council, who gave away the streets of the city to the businessmen; and those who patronized their places were the gamblers and prize fighters who set the law at defiance, and the burglars and holdup men who kept the whole city in terror.
So here's a message to the festival's organisers - forget about Coldplay, Keane and bands of that ilk, and book the brilliant Simple Minds.
There's Glen Hansard from the Frames, Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody, Cardigans chanteuse Nina Persson, Damien Rice's pal Lisa Hannigan, Divine Comedian Neil Hannon and others of that ilk backed by the Bell X1 collective.
I had made a good breakfast this day in the cheerful company of The Colonel and Of That Ilk.