ken


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ken \Ken\, v. i.
   To look around. [Obs.] --Burton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ken \Ken\, n.
   Cognizance; view; especially, reach of sight or knowledge.
   "Beyond his ken." --Longfellow.
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         Above the reach and ken of a mortal apprehension.
                                                  --South.
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         It was relief to quit the ken
         And the inquiring looks of men.          --Trench.
   Kendal green
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ken \Ken\ (k[e^]n), n. [Perh. from kennel.]
   A house; esp., one which is a resort for thieves. [Slang,
   Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ken \Ken\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Kenned (k[e^]nd); p. pr. & vb.
   n. Kenning.] [OE. kennen to teach, make known, know, AS.
   cennan to make known, proclaim, or rather from the related
   Icel. kenna to know; akin to D. & G. kennen to know, Goth.
   kannjan to make known; orig., a causative corresponding to
   AS. cunnan to know, Goth. kunnan. [root]45. See Can to be
   able, Know.]
   1. To know; to understand; to take cognizance of. [Archaic or
      Scot.]
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   2. To recognize; to descry; to discern. [Archaic or Scot.]
      "We ken them from afar." --Addison
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            'T is he. I ken the manner of his gait. --Shak.
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