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Webster 1913 Edition


Kist

Kist

(kĭst)
,
Noun.
[See
Chest
.]
A chest; hence, a coffin.
[Scot. & Prov. End.]
Jamieson.
Halliwell.

Kist

,
Noun.
[Ar.
gist
.]
A stated payment, especially a payment of rent for land; hence, the time for such payment.
[India]

Webster 1828 Edition


Kist

KIST

,
Noun.
A chest. [Not used.]

Definition 2021


kist

kist

English

Verb

kist

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of kiss

Etymology 2

Possibly from Old Norse kista (chest); but see also cist (crypt).

Noun

kist (plural kists)

  1. (Scotland) A chest.
    • 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 17:
      the spear he killed the gryphon with was locked in a kist there, or so some said [...].
  2. (Scotland) A coffin.

Verb

kist (third-person singular simple present kists, present participle kisting, simple past and past participle kisted)

  1. (Scotland) To place in a coffin.

Related terms

  • kist o' whistles

Anagrams


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɪst/
  • Rhymes: -ɪst

Noun

kist f, m (plural kisten, diminutive kistje n)

  1. box, chest
  2. army boot
  3. coffin
  4. (aviation) aeroplane

Verb

kist

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of kisten
  2. imperative of kisten

Anagrams


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kîst/

Noun

kȉst m (Cyrillic spelling ки̏ст)

  1. brush

Declension


Turkish

Etymology

Borrowing from French kyste.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈcist/
  • Hyphenation: kist

Noun

kist (definite accusative kisti, plural kistler)

  1. (medicine) cyst

Declension