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Page 9 of 23 for the letter K

kilter ['kɪltər]
n. Good spirits.
Kilwinnin, Kilwinning, Kilwunnin, Kulwunnin,
Kilwinnin ['kɪlwɪnɪn, 'kʌlwʌnɪn]
pn. Kilwinning. (Ayrshire)
kim [kɪm]
n. MN. A short, slim, smart person.
adj. MN. Spirited, frolicsome, lively.
kimmer, cummer, commere, gimmer, kimmers,
kimmer ['kɪmər, 'kʌmər]
n. A godmother, a girl, a gossip.
kin, ikin,
kin [-kɪn, -kən]
also ikin [-ɪkɪn, -ɪkən]
suff. A diminutive suffix.
kin, kin', ken,
kin [kɪn]
n. A kinsman, relation, kindred.

Compounds and phrases etc.

kin wi: Related to.
redd oot kin, redd up kin: To trace lineage.
store the kin: To keep the human race in existance by living on, to survive, keep going, last out.
Kinaskit [kɪ'naskɪt]
pn. Kinneswood. (Fife)
Kincairdine, Keengcairn,
Kincairdine ['kɪnke:rdɪn, 'kiŋke:rn]
pn. Kincardine. (Fife)
kinch, kinsh, kench, kensh, kinches, kinch-pin,
kinch [kɪnʃ, kɛnʃ]
n. A twist or doubling in a rope, a kink, a loop, a noose, a running knot. A tight corner, predicament, fix, a difficult problem.
pl. kinches
v. To twist a loop in a rope with a stick or rod in order to tighten it, to tie up bundles.

Compounds and phrases etc.

kinch-pin: A pin or rod used for kinchin ropes.
Kineuchar, Kinneucher, Kinneuchar,
Kineuchar ['kɪn(j)ʌxər]
pn. Kilconquar. (fife)

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