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  • n. Alternative spelling of kris.

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Examples

  • The Javanese keris is a weapon with a documented history of effect, including the ability to decrease inhibitions, foretell the future, and more.

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  • When she finds a wavy dagger called a keris one night at auction, she recalls her carefree childhood and playing pirate on the Atlantic with her twin.

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  • Armbands with floral motifs and ceremonial water dippers compete for attention with dazzling daggers known as keris, which are believed to be infused with power and magic.

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  • It's also about how Maeve's present-day life is altered after winning a Javanese dagger called a keris one night at auction, and her journey-including a trip to Rome-to better understand both the blade and herself.

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  • I finally peeled my eyes from the book and said, “Anything that starts out with a woman contemplating just how far she’ll go to get a knife in her possession – something called a keris; it’s fascinating – you know it’s automatically bumped into my top ten of all-time, before I even finish it.”

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  • It’s also about how Maeve’s present-day life is altered after winning a Javanese dagger called a keris one night at auction, and her journey — including a trip to Rome — to better understand both the blade and herself.

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  • Low also lambasted Perkasa leader Ibrahim Ali for flashing the "keris" (traditional Malay dagger) during the group's congress, saying that the act did not carry a positive connotation.

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  • Ali brandished a traditional "keris" dagger as the crowd chanted "Long live the Malays."

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  • First, he raises his 'keris' to threaten non-Malays.

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  • After years of repeatedly unsheathing the 'keris' at Umno assemblies and telling the 'pendatang' that if they are not happy with the Umno-promoted concept of 'Ketuanan Melayu', they should just leave the country.

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