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Page 11 of 23 for the letter K

kintra, countra, kwintra, contra, koontrie, queentry, kintrie, kintry, kintra-couser, countrie, kintrae, cuntry, cauf kintra, kwintry, sooth-kintra, sooth-kwintra,
kintra ['kɪntrə, N. 'kwɪntrə]
n. A country, an inhabited region. The countryside.

Compounds and phrases etc.

laich kintra: The lowland parts of Scotland, outside the Highland area, and nearer the seaboard.
lowp the kintra: To emigrate.
kiow-ow, ke-o, keo, kjowe, kjow, kyo, keogh, kiow, kow, keow, ceo, teo, skeow, kiow-boy, keoboy, cheoboy, keo-boy, ceo-boy, teo-boy, kaehaein, kaehae,
kiow-ow ['kjʌu'ʌu, kjo]
n. A piece of futility, a fiasco, a trifle. A trick, ploy, nonsense, carry-on. A state of pleasurable excitement.
v. To talk or act in a trifling manner, to fiddle about, caper, play the fool. To enjoy oneself immensely. Of children: to act mischievously.

Compounds and phrases etc.

kiow-boy ['kjʌu]: n. A cheeky character, a scoundrel.
kip, kipp,
kip [kɪp]
n. A lock or tuft of hair, a small bundle of grass or fish etc.
kip, kipp,
kip [kɪp]
v. To play truant from school.
kip, kipp, kep, kepp, kype, kipe, kippit, kipped, keppit, kepped, kypit, kiped, kyped, kippy, kippie,
kip [kɪp, kɛp, kəip]
n. A turned-up tip, the projected point of a hill, a peak.
v. Of a nose or cow's horn etc.: to turn or tilt up.
pt. pp. kippit

kippy
adj. Pointed, hilly.
adj. Left-handed.
kippage, kippidge,
kippage ['kɪpədʒ]
n. Disorder, confusion, fuss, predicament, pother, a state of excitement or anger, hurry. Spirits, fettle, mood. arch. A crew.
kipper,
kipper ['kɪpər]
n. A kipper.
v. To smoke-dry a fish, to expose to a hot stifling atmosphere, to fry.
Kirdandy,
Kirdandy [kɪr'dandi]
pn. Kirkdamdie. (Ayrshire)
kirk, kirker, kirkin, kirking, kirk-luim, kirk-lume, kirk-loom, kirk-leem, kirkstyle, kirkyaird, kirkyard, kirk-reekit, kirkit, kirk-yaird,
kirk [kɪrk]
n. A church. A Presbyterian or other non-Episcopal church or congregation as opposed to chaipel for a Scottish Episcopalian or Roman Catholic place of worship.

Compounds and phrases etc.

kirkit: To be at church.
kirker: A church-goer.
kirk-fowk: A congregation.
kirkin: Ceremonial attendance at a church.
kirk-merk: I.Sh. A hare-lip.
kirk officer: A church officer.
kirk-reekit: Bigoted.
kirkstyle: A gateway to a churchyard.
kirktoun: A village or hamlet with a parish church.
kirkyaird: A churchyard.
muckle kirk: A parish church.
kirkit, kyirkit, kyirked, kirked, kirk, kyirk,
kirk [I.Ork. k(j)ɪrk]
n. A jerk, tug.
v. To jerk, tug, gen. something heavy and difficult to move.
pt. pp. kirkit adj. Of snow or dust etc.: whirled around by the eddies of wind.

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