kitcat


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kitcat \Kit"cat`\, n.
   A game played by striking with a stick small piece of wood,
   called a cat, shaped like two cones united at their bases;
   tipcat. --Cotton.
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   Kitcat roll (Agric.), a roller somewhat in the form of two
      cones set base to base. [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kitcat \Kit"cat`\, a.
   1. Designating a club in London, to which Addison and Steele
      belonged; -- so called from Christopher Cat, a pastry
      cook, who served the club with mutton pies.
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   2. Designating a canvas used for portraits of a peculiar
      size, viz., twenty-eight or twenty-nine inches by
      thirty-six; -- so called because that size was adopted by
      Sir Godfrey Kneller for the portraits he painted of the
      members of the Kitcat Club. --Fairholt.
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