kine


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kin \Kin\ (k[i^]n), n. Also Kine \Kine\ (k[imac]n). [Gr. kinei^n
   to move.] (Physics)
   The unit velocity in the C. G. S. system -- a velocity of one
   centimeter per second.
   [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kine \Kine\ (k[imac]n), n. pl. [For older kyen, formed like
   oxen, fr. AS. c[=y], itself pl. of c[=u] cow. See Cow, and
   cf. Kee, Kie.]
   Cows. "A herd of fifty or sixty kine." --Milton. Kinematic
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cow \Cow\, n.; pl. Cows (kouz); old pl. Kine (k[imac]n).
   [OE. cu, cou, AS. c[=u]; akin to D. koe, G. kuh, OHG. kuo,
   Icel. k[=y]r, Dan. & Sw. ko, L. bos ox, cow, Gr. boy^s, Skr.
   g[=o]. [root]223. Cf. Beef, Bovine, Bucolic, Butter,
   Nylghau.]
   [1913 Webster]
   1. The mature female of bovine animals.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. The female of certain large mammals, as whales, seals,
      etc.
      [1913 Webster]
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