2. One who, or that which, is crossgrained.

(Knurl) v. t. To provide with ridges, to assist the grasp, as in the edge of a flat knob, or coin; to mill.

(Knurled) a.

1. Full of knots; gnarled.

2. Milled, as the head of a screw, or the edge of a coin.

(Knurl"y) [Compar. Knurlier (-i*er); superl. Knurliest.] [See Knur, and cf. Gnarly.] Full of knots; hard; tough; hence, capable of enduring or resisting much.

(Knur"ry) a. Full of knots. [Obs.] Drayton.

(Ko*ai"ta) n. (Zoöl.) Same as Coaita.

(Ko*a"la) n. A tailless marsupial found in Australia. The female carries her young on the back of her neck. Called also Australian bear, native bear, and native sloth.

(Kob Ko"ba) , n. (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of African antelopes of the genus Kobus, esp. the species Kobus sing- sing.

(Ko"balt) n. See Cobalt.

(Ko"bel*lite), n. [From Franz von Kobell, of Munich.] (Min.) A blackish gray mineral, a sulphide of antimony, bismuth, and lead.

(Ko"bold) n. [G., perh. orig., house god, hose protector. See Cobalt] A kind of domestic spirit in German mythology, corresponding to the Scottish brownie and the English Robin Goodfellow.

(Ko"dak) n. A kind of portable camera.

(||Ko"el) n. [Native name in India.] (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of cuckoos of the genus Eudynamys, found in India, the East Indies, and Australia. They deposit their eggs in the nests of other birds.

(Koff) n. [D. kof.] A two-masted Dutch vessel.

(Koh`i*noor", Koh`*nur) n. [Per. koh-i-nr, lit., mountain of light.] A famous diamond, surrendered to the British crown on the annexation of the Punjab. According to Hindoo legends, it was found in a Golconda mine, and has been the property of various Hindoo and Persian rulers.

(Kohl) n. [See Alcohol.] A mixture of soot and other ingredients, used by Egyptian and other Eastern women to darken the edges of the eyelids.

(Kohl"-ra`bi) n.; pl. Kohl-rabies [G. Cf. Cole, Rape the plant.] (Bot.) A variety of cabbage, in which the edible part is a large, turnip-shaped swelling of the stem, above the surface of the ground.

(||Ko*ka"ma) n. (Zoöl.) The gemsbok.

(Ko"klass) n. (Zoöl.) Any pheasant of the genus Pucrasia. The birds of this genus inhabit India and China, and are distinguished by having a long central and two lateral crests on the head. Called also pucras.

(Ko*koon") n. (Zoöl.) The gnu.

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