kit


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

kit \kit\, (k[i^]t), v. t. [imp. kitte.]
   To cut. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

kit \kit\, n. [See Kitten.]
   A kitten.
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   Kit fox (Zool.), a small burrowing fox (Vulpes velox),
      inhabiting the region of the Rocky Mountains. It is
      brownish gray, reddish on the breast and flanks, and white
      below. Called also swift fox.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kit \Kit\, n. [Gf. AS. cytere harp, L. cithara. Cf. Guitar.]
   A small violin. "A dancing master's kit." --Grew.
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         Prince Turveydrop then tinkled the strings of his kit
         with his fingers, and the young ladies stood up to
         dance.                                   --Dickens.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kit \Kit\, n. [Cf. D. kit a large bottle, OD. kitte beaker,
   decanter.]
   1. A large bottle.
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   2. A wooden tub or pail, smaller at the top than at the
      bottom; as, a kit of butter, or of mackerel. --Wright.
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   3. A straw or rush basket for fish; also, any kind of basket.
      [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
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   4. A box for working implements.
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   5. Hence: A collection of tools or other objects to be used
      for a specific purpose, often contained in a box which may
      be carried conveniently; a working outfit, as of a
      workman, a soldier, and the like; as, a plumber's kit; a
      doctor's kit; a cosmetic kit; a first-aid kit.
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   6. A group of separate parts, things, or individuals; -- used
      with whole, and generally contemptuously; as, the whole
      kit of them; the whole kit and kaboodle.
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