from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Japanese name for the little orange-like fruit more commonly known as cumquat. It is a dwarf species. Citrus Japonica, now grown to some extent in the southern United States.


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  • The Indians, in their own camp, were perfectly contented with their quarters and their hoop game and "kin-kan" for recreation.

    Still Jim


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