from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Kyd, Thomas 1558-1594. English dramatist who wrote The Spanish Tragedy (c. 1584), is thought to have contributed to Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus and Henry VI, and may have written a version of Hamlet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- p. p. of kythe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Another form of kid.
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- n. English dramatist (1558-1594)
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Captain Kyd was his delight, and his favorite amusement was to rig up like that piratical gentleman, and roar out sanguinary sea-songs at the top of his voice.
"Cornelia" and "The Spanish Tragedy" are the only dramas that can be certainly called Kyd's.
David Duchovny and wife Tea Leoni have the last laugh over naming their kid "Kyd". (photo: WENN. com), and 3.
They have two children together, Madelaine West Duchovny, 12, and Kyd Miller Duchovny, 9.
Caroline plays the General Kyd Stradivarius (c 1720), on loan to her through the generosity of Jonathan Moulds.
PHOTOS: Kingston, Kyd, Scout and Trig: Gallery of more stars and their specially named kids
The verdict, according to one expert: the play is likely a collaboration between Shakespeare and Thomas Kyd, another popular playwright of his time. (continue reading) at
One of the grand old men of Shakespearean studies here offers appreciations of his contemporaries, including Jonson, Marlowe, Kyd, Dekker, Middleton, Fletcher and Webster - all notable dramatists in their own right.
The actors, says Kyd, need to "know precisely what they're talking about and where they are and what's going on."
Even though the production mixes period costumes with flashes of punk aesthetic (band posters on jackets, tattoolike makeup designed by the actors), "everybody is still in 17th-century Prague," says Kyd.