Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fabulous creature mentioned in Chinese mythology.

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Examples

  • China by Maitinus, in which it is related that in the thirty-ninth year of the reign of King-hi, some hunters outside the gates of the town killed a rare animal which the Chinese called kilin, that is to say, the Lamb of God.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Ai agree wib keaping conrol ob strayz nd feralz kilin teh ozzy wildlyfe, but ai fink teh licens iz unfare !

    It’s a warm AND a source of noms. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Dead and gone, because kilin jews is my favrit thing to do.

    1ST PIC OF PITT IN INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS

  • Mornin 'glory peouts out more leaves an' blossoms, an 'keeps a-kilin'.

    Vesty of the Basins

  • It is said that all the tribes and countries of Central Asia as far west as the Caspian sent him tribute, and to celebrate the event he built a kilin or pavilion, in which he placed statues of all the generals who had contributed toward his triumph.

    China

  • So, for instance, if one of the cave dwellers was hunting buffalo, instead of using his cell phone to update his Facebook status to "kilin buf-lo," he'd go to the cave wall and draw a picture on it of a buffalo next to himself holding a katana or a ball and chain - you know, whatever it was they used to hunt buffalo.

    Pajamas Media

  • Yet, there I was, just 4 hours after arriving in Istanbul, shaking hands with a rug merchant as he packed up our newly purchased kilin carpet.

    Jill Konrath - Selling to Big Companies

  • meh. boff panda and gaara are kyoot *picks them up and huggles dem boff* oh noes gaara be kilin meeeeeeee—!

    ooooh! - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • "Ye know how 'tis with women folks; they don't give no warnin ', but first ye know they're kilin' themselves all reound and reound yer h'art-strings.

    Vesty of the Basins

  • You kilin 'dat dress and I love it wit' a passion, "

    New Haven Independent

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