See also: Kish and kʼish

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Irish cis, ceis (basket, hamper).

NounEdit

kish (plural kishes)

  1. a basket used in Ireland, mainly for carrying turf
    • 1922: Ignorant as a kish of brogues, worth fifty thousand pounds. — James Joyce, Ulysses

Etymology 2Edit

Compare German Kies gravel, pyrites.

NounEdit

kish (uncountable)

  1. The graphite formed incidentally in iron smelting.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

AnagramsEdit


CahuillaEdit

NounEdit

kísh

  1. A house
Last modified on 17 September 2013, at 02:54