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KEEP
KEEP, v.t. He willed away his whole estate, And then in death he fell asleep, Murmuring: "Well, at any rate, My name unblemished I shall keep." But when More…
KILL
KILL, v.t. To create a vacancy without nominating a successor.
KILT
KILT, n. A costume sometimes worn by Scotchmen in America and Americans in Scotland.
KINDNESS
KINDNESS, n. A brief preface to ten volumes of exaction.
KING
KING, n. A male person commonly known in America as a "crowned head," although he never wears a crown and has usually no head to speak of. A king, in times long, long gone More…
KING
KING'S :EVIL:, n. A malady that was formerly cured by the touch of the sovereign, but has now to be treated by the physicians. Thus 'the most pious Edward" of England used to lay More…
KISS
KISS, n. A word invented by the poets as a rhyme for "bliss." It is supposed to signify, in a general way, some kind of rite or ceremony appertaining to a good understanding; More…
KLEPTOMANIAC
KLEPTOMANIAC, n. A rich thief.
KNIGHT
KNIGHT, n. Once a warrior gentle of birth, Then a person of civic worth, Now a fellow to move our mirth. Warrior, person, and fellow — no more: We must knight our dogs to More…
KORAN
KORAN, n. A book which the Mohammedans foolishly believe to have been written by divine inspiration, but which Christians know to be a wicked imposture, contradictory to the Holy More…
The Devil's dictionary from 1911 University Dictionaries
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