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  • noun Plural form of kist.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of kist.


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  • "Only that you had a reason for exploring the Khal-kists," said Ariakas.

    Emperor of Ansalon

  • I can ashure you there's nae tume kists in her hoose noo.

    My Man Sandy

  • There were some tiny kists for children, but a great number of the bodies had been buried uncoffined.

    The Cornwall Coast

  • She cam 'along to oor hoose to seek the len' o 'twa kists, juist to gie her flittin' some appearance on the cairts.

    My Man Sandy

  • And he'll remember, aye, most Scots will be able to remember, how the kists on a dozen mantels ha 'been broken into to gie help to a neighbor in distress wi'oot a thocht that there was ought else for a body to do but help when there was trouble and sorrow in a neighbor's hoose.

    Between You and Me

  • So I will e'en ride in this braw carriage all the road to London, and Eelen Young, the lass that does for me, will bring on my kists by the coach.


  • In the same way, if dealing with ornament, I would derive the spirals, volutes, and concentric circles of Mycenaean gold work, from the identical motives, on the oldest incised rocks and kists of our Islands, of North and South America, and of the tribes of Central

    The Homeric Hymns A New Prose Translation; and Essays, Literary and Mythological

  • 'See sic a warl' o 'kists as she's brocht wi' her, 'he continued, pointing towards the pile of luggage.

    Robert Falconer

  • It jist blecks (beats) me to think what ae body can du wi 'sae mony kists.

    Robert Falconer

  • Naebody wad carry aboot toom (empty) kists wi 'them.

    Robert Falconer


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