1. (Brewing) A vat or tub in which the mash is made; a mash tub. Ure.

2. (Bleaching) A bleaching vat; a kier.

3. (Mining) A large vat used in dressing ores.

(Keeve), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Keeved ; p. pr. & vb. n. Keeving.]

1. To set in a keeve, or tub, for fermentation.

2. To heave; to tilt, as a cart. [Prov. Eng.]

(Keev"er) n. See Keeve, n.

(Kef"fe-kil) n. (Min.) See Kiefekil.

(Keg) n. [Earlier cag, Icel. kaggi; akin to Sw. kagge.] A small cask or barrel.

(Keil"hau*ite) n. (Min.) A mineral of a brownish black color, related to titanite in form. It consists chiefly of silica, titanium dioxide, lime, and yttria.

(Keir) n. See Kier.

(||Keit*lo"a) n. [Native name.] (Zoöl.) A black, two-horned, African rhinoceros It has the posterior horn about as long as the anterior one, or even longer.

(Keld) a. [Cf. Cavl.] Having a kell or covering; webbed. [Obs.] Drayton.

(Kele) v. t. [See Keel to cool.] To cool. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Kell) n. A kiln. [Obs.]

(Kell), n. [A modification of kale.] A sort of pottage; kale. See Kale, 2. Ainsworth.

(Kell), n. [Cf. Caul.]

1. The caul; that which covers or envelops as a caul; a net; a fold; a film. [Obs.]

I'll have him cut to the kell.
Beau. & Fl.

2. The cocoon or chrysalis of an insect. B. Jonson.

(Ke"loid) a. [Gr. tumor + - oid.] (Med.) Applied to a variety of tumor forming hard, flat, irregular excrescences upon the skin.n. A keloid tumor.

(Ke*lot"o*my) n. (Med.) See Celotomy.

(Kelp) n. [Formerly kilpe; of unknown origin.]

1. The calcined ashes of seaweed, — formerly much used in the manufacture of glass, now used in the manufacture of iodine.

2. (Bot.) Any large blackish seaweed.

Laminaria is the common kelp of Great Britain; Macrocystis pyrifera and Nereocystis Lutkeana are the great kelps of the Pacific Ocean.

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