Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See kimbo.

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Examples

  • One tall friar alone was untouched by the panic of his brethren, and stood steadfastly watching the combat with his arms a-kembo, the colossal emblem of an unarmed neutrality.

    Maid Marian

  • Ignacio teaches the style of street self defense called kaju-kembo, which combines 5 different styles of martial arts that include karate, judo, juijitsu, kenbo and chinese boxing.

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  • – a pot of beer for four! 'they all exclaimed in a breath; and down everyone put her basket, and set her arms a-kembo, unanimously declaring, they would shame him for such stinginess.

    Camilla

  • a breath; and down everyone put her basket, and set her arms a-kembo, unanimously declaring, they would shame him for such stinginess.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

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