Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of Kentucky.
  • noun An obsolete or dialectal plural of cow.

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  • noun plural Scot. Kine.

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  • noun Plural form of cow.
  • abbreviation A thousand years

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  • noun a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses

Etymologies

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From Middle English ky, from Old English  ("cows"), plural of  ("cow"). Cognate with West Frisian kij ("cows"), Dutch koeien ("cows"), German Kühe ("cows"), Danish køer ("cows"), Icelandic kýr ("cows"). More at cow.

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  • Scottish plural of "cow" (also "kye").

    December 8, 2007