Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A lamp of primitive pattern, designed to be suspended in an open fireplace.
  • noun A sound; a strait: often used in the plural: as, the Kyles of Bute.

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  • proper noun A habitational surname.
  • proper noun A male given name, transferred from the surname.
  • proper noun dated A female given name, transferred from the surname

Etymologies

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From several places in Scotland and Northern Ireland, derived from Gaelic caol, narrows.

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