Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To twist a cord about, as about the tongue or nose of a horse.
  • n. A bundle: same as knitch.
  • n. Same as kench.
  • n. A slip-knot; figuratively, a hold; an advantage.

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Examples

  • Though they're going by "kinch" on the official Warped Tour bill (an effort to seem hipper to the kids?), we're confident they won't use too much guy-liner in their efforts to mimic the look that today's teens love.

    Phoenix New Times | Complete Issue

  • NattoKun: I i left san francisco before ubuntu opened but i have enjoyed chef jeremy fox's/david kinch food many times prior. can't wait to check it out. if u are ever in new york

    Manresa Restaurant - Los Gatos, California

  • Yes | No | Report from andy wrote 1 year 31 weeks ago might as well have some more. kinch, carter, richard dawson, dont even try the little french guy, you'll be laughed at, burkehalter, I forgot the good lookin blond, inga mabey

    Name My Dog

  • They uttered their faith in these words: "Yadidam kinch sarvam prâna éjati nihsratam" (All that is vibrates with life, having come out from life).

    Creative Unity

  • I thought they would never have come, for my shoeless feet were all bruised, and bleeding from the crunched lime and the splinters of broken stones; but at long and last, a ladder was hoisted up, and having fastened a kinch of ropes beneath her oxters, I let her slide down over the upper step, by way of a pillyshee, having the satisfaction of seeing her safely landed in the arms of seven old wives, that were waiting with

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

  • I thought they would never have come, for my shoeless feet were all bruised, and bleeding from the crunched lime and the splinters of broken stones; but, at long and last, a ladder was hoisted up, and having fastened a kinch of ropes beneath her oxters, I let her slide down over the upper step, by way of a pillyshee, having the satisfaction of seeing her safely landed in the arms of seven old wives, that were waiting with

    The Life of Mansie Wauch Tailor in Dalkeith, written by himself

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