Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • According to some accounts, the expression "to fight like Kilkenny cats" dates back to a somewhat ailurophobic custom among Hessian soldiers stationed in Ireland: tying two cats together by the tails and hanging them over a fence or clothesline.

    undefined

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.