No, I don't know what 'ilk' means.
a type of person or thing similar to one already referred to.
"the veiled suggestions that reporters of his ilk seem to be so good at"
synonyms: type, sort, class, category, group, set, bracket, genre, kidney, grain, species, race, strain, vintage, make, model, brand, stamp, variety, family
"Mrs Taylor and her ilk talk utter tripe"