Kinky to Kivikivi
1. Full of kinks; liable to kink or curl; as, kinky hair.
2. Queer; eccentric; crotchety. [Colloq. U.S.]
(Kin`ni*ki*nic") n. [Indian, literally, a mixture.] Prepared leaves or bark of certain plants;
used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it.
Also, a plant so used, as the osier cornel and the bearberry [Spelled also kinnickinnick and killikinick.]
(Ki"no) n. The dark red dried juice of certain plants, used variously in tanning, in dyeing, and as
an astringent in medicine.
The chief supply is from an East Indian leguminous tree, the Pterocarpus Marsupium. Other sources
are the African Pterocarpus erinaceus, the tropical American sea grape and several Australian Eucalypti.
See Botany bay kino, under Botany bay, Gum butea, under Gum, and Eucalyptus.
(Ki*nol"o*gy) n. [Gr. kinei^n to move + -logy.] That branch of physics which treats of the
laws of motion, or of moving bodies.
(Ki"none) n. (Chem.) See Quinone.
(Ki"noyl) n. (Chem.) [Obs.] See Quinoyl.
(Kin"rede) n. Kindred. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Kins"folk`) n. Relatives; kindred; kin; persons of the same family or closely related families.
They sought him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance.Luke ii. 44.
(Kin"ship) n. Family relationship.
(Kins"man) n.; pl. Kinsmen A man of the same race or family; one related by blood.
(Kins"man*ship), n. Kinship. Thackeray.
(Kins"wom`an) n.; pl. Kinswomen A female relative. Shak.
(Kint"lidge) n. (Naut.) See Kentledge.
(Ki*osk") n. [Turk. kiushk, kiöshk, Per. kshk.] A Turkish open summer house or pavilion, supported
(Ki"o*ways`) n. pl.; sing. Kioway (Ethnol.) A tribe of Indians distantly related to the Shoshones.
They formerly inhabited the region about the head waters of the North Platte.
Kip leather. See Kipskin.
(Kip) n. The hide of a young or small beef creature, or leather made from it; kipskin.
(Kipe) n. [Cf. OE. kipen to catch, Icel. kippa to pull, snatch. Cf. Kipper.] An osier basket used
for catching fish. [Prov. Eng.]
(Kip"per) n. [D. kippen to hatch, snatch, seize. Cf. Kipe.]
1. (Zoöl.) A salmon after spawning.