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KAM, adj. crooked, away from the point
KECKSIES, sub. hemlock, and other hollow-
stalked plants
KEEL, v. t. to cool or perhaps to skim
KEECH, sub. a roll of tallow
KEEP, v. t. to guard; sub. keeping, custody;
to dwell
KERSEY, sub. cheap woollen cloth
KERN, sub. a light-armed Irish foot-soldier
KETTLE, sub. a kettle-drum, Ham. v. 2. 289.
KEY, sub. a tuning key, Temp. i. 2. 83.
KEY-COLD, adj. stone-cold, cold as a key
KIBE, sub. a chilblain; a chap on the heel
KICK AT, v. t. to turn away from with loathing
and disgust
KICKSHAW, sub. a trifle
KICKY-WICKY, sub. a ludicrous term for a wife
KILN-HOLE, sub. the fireplace of an oven or kiln
KINDLE, v. i. to bring forth young; v. t. to incite to
a thing
KINDLESS, adj. unnatural
KISSING-COMFITS, sub. sugar-plums perfumed for
sweetening the breath
KITCHEN, v. t. to entertain In the kitchen
KNACK, sub. a toy, or pretty trifle
KNAP, v. t. to snap or break short; to hit or rap
smartly
KNOT-GRASS, sub. a herb supposed to have the
power of checking growth
KNOT-PATED, adj. thick-headed
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