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THE GUTENBERG WEBSTER'S UNABRIDGED DICTIONARY BY PROJECT GUTENBERG

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KUTCH

KUTCH Kutch, n. Defn: See Catechu.

KY

KY Ky, n. pl. Defn: Kine. [Scot.] See Kee, Kie, and Kine.

KYABOCA WOOD

KYABOCA WOOD Ky`a*boca wood`. (Bot.) (a) Amboyna wood. (b) Sandalwood (Santalum album).

KYACK

KYACK Kyack, n. Defn: A pack sack to be swung on either side of a packsaddle. [Western U. S.]

KYANITE

KYANITE Kyan*ite, n. Defn: See Cyanite.

KYANIZE

KYANIZE Kyan*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Kyanized; p. pr. & vb. n. Kyanizing.] Etym: [From Mr. Kyan, the inventor of the process.] Defn: To render (wood) proof against decay by saturating with a solution of corrosive sublimate in open tanks, or under pressure.

KYANOL

KYANOL Kya*nol, n. Etym: [See Cyanite.] (Chem.) (a) Aniline. [Obs.] (b) A base obtained from coal tar. Ure.

KYANOPHYLL

KYANOPHYLL Ky*ano*phyll, n. (Bot.) Defn: Same as Cyanophyll.

KYAR

KYAR Kyar, n. Defn: Cocoanut fiber, or the cordage made from it. See Coir.

KYAW

KYAW Kyaw, n. (Zo?l.) Defn: A daw. [Scot.]

KYD

KYD Kyd, Defn: p. p. of Kythe.

KYDDE

KYDDE Kydde (, Defn: imp. of Kythe, to show. [Obs.] Chaucer. Note: Spenser erroneously uses kydst to mean knowest.

KYKE

KYKE Kyke, v. i. Etym: [See 1st Kike.] Defn: To look steadfastly; to gaze. [Obs.] [Written also kike, keke.] This Nicholas sat ever gaping upright, As he had kyked on the newe moon. Chaucer.

KYLEY

KYLEY Kyley, n. Defn: A variety of the boomerang.

KYLOES

KYLOES Kyloes, n. pl. Defn: The cattle of the Hebrides, or of the Highlands. [Scot.] Sir W. Scott.

KYMNEL

KYMNEL Kymnel, n. Defn: See Kimnel. [Obs.] Chapman.

KYMOGRAPH

KYMOGRAPH Kymo*graph, n. Etym: [Gr. -graph.] (Physiol.) Defn: An instrument for measuring, and recording graphically, the pressure of the blood in any of the blood vessels of a living animal; -- called also kymographion.

KYMOGRAPHIC

KYMOGRAPHIC Ky`mo*graphic, a. (Physiol.) Defn: Of or pertaining to a kymograph; as, a kymographic tracing.

KYMRIC

KYMRIC Kymric, a & n. Defn: See Cymric, a. & n.

KYMRY

KYMRY Kymry, n. Defn: See Cymry.

KYNREDE

KYNREDE Kynrede, n. Defn: Kindred. [Obs.] Chaucer.

KYNURENIC

KYNURENIC Ky`nu*renic, a. Etym: [Gr. (Physiol. Chem.) Defn: Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from the urine of dogs. By decomposition the acid yields a nitrogenous base (called kynurin) and carbonic acid. [Written also cynurenic.]

KYRIE

KYRIE Kyri*e, n. Defn: See Kyrie eleison.

KYRIE ELEISON

KYRIE ELEISON Kyri*e e*leison. Etym: [Gr. ky`rie 'elei^son .] 1. (R. C. Ch.) Defn: Greek words, meaning Lord, have mercy upon us, used in the Mass, the breviary offices, the litany of the saints, etc. Addis & Arnold. 2. The name given to the response to the Commandments, in the service of the Church of England and of the Protestant Episcopal Church.

KYRIELLE

KYRIELLE Kyr`i*elle, n. Etym: [Cf. F. kyrielle.] Defn: A litany beginning with the words. Kyrie eleison. Shipley.

KYRIOLEXY; KYRIOLOGY

KYRIOLEXY; KYRIOLOGY Kyri*o*lex`y, Kyr`i*olo*gy, n. Etym: [Gr. Curiologic.] Defn: The use of literal or simple expressions, as distinguished from the use of figurative or obscure ones. Krauth-Fleming.

KYRIOLOGICAL

KYRIOLOGICAL Kyr`i*o*logic*al, a. Etym: [See Curiologic.] Defn: Serving to denote objects by conventional signs or alphabetical characters; as, the original Greek alphabet of sixteen letters was called kyriologic, because it represented the pure elementary sounds. See Curiologic. [Written also curiologic and kuriologic.] Note: The term is also applied, as by Warburton, to those Egyptian hieroglyphics, in which a part is put conventionally for the whole, as in depicting a battle by two hands, one holding a shield and the other a bow.

KYTHE

KYTHE Kythe, v. t. Defn: To come into view; to appear. [Scot.] It kythes bright . . . because all is dark around it. Sir W. Scott.

KYTHE; KITHE

KYTHE; KITHE Kythe, Kithe, v. t. [imp. Kydde, Kidde (k?dde); p. p. Kythed, Kid; p. pr. & vb. n. Kything.] Etym: [OE. kythen, kithen, cu, to make known, AS. c, fr. c known. Uncouth, Ca to be able, and cf. Kith.] Defn: To make known; to manifest; to show; to declare. [Obs: or Scot.] For gentle hearte kytheth gentilesse. Chaucer.

KYTOMITON

KYTOMITON Ky*tomi*ton, n.Etym: [NL., from Gr. (Biol.) Defn: See Karyomiton.

KYTOPLASMA

KYTOPLASMA Ky`to*plasma, n.Etym: [NL., fr. Gr. (Biol.) Defn: See Karyoplasma.

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