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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. In Arthurian legend, the foster brother and steward of King Arthur.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname derived from several Old and Middle English words; also adopted by immigrants whose surnames began with a K.
  • proper n. A male given name derived from the surnames, or from a rare medieval given name ( as the Sir Kay of Arthurian legend ), Welsh Cai, Latinized as Caius, related to the modern male name Kai.
  • proper n. A short form of Katherine and other female names beginning with a "K"; popular as a middle name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete or dialectal variant of key.
  • n. Same as key.
  • n. Same as key.
  • n. The name of the letter K, k. It is rarely so written, the symbol K, k, being used instead.

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