(Kyke) v. i. [See 1st Kike.] To look steadfastly; to gaze. [Obs.] [Written also kike, keke.]
This Nicholas sat ever gaping upright,Chaucer.
As he had kyked on the newe moon.
(Ky"ley) n. A variety of the boomerang.
(Ky"loes) n. pl. The cattle of the Hebrides, or of the Highlands. [Scot.] Sir W. Scott.
(Kym"nel) n. See Kimnel. [Obs.] Chapman.
(Ky"mo*graph) n. [Gr. wave + -graph.] (Physiol.) An instrument for measuring, and recording
graphically, the pressure of the blood in any of the blood vessels of a living animal; called also kymographion.
(Ky`mo*graph"ic) a. (Physiol.) Of or pertaining to a kymograph; as, a kymographic tracing.
(Kym"ric) a. & n. See Cymric, a. & n.
(Kym"ry) n. See Cymry.
(Kyn"rede) n. Kindred. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Ky`nu*ren"ic) a. [Gr. dog + urine.] (Physiol. Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid
obtained from the urine of dogs. By decomposition the acid yields a nitrogenous base (called kynurin)
and carbonic acid. [Written also cynurenic.]
(Kyr"i*e) n. See Kyrie eleison.
(Kyr"i*e e*lei"son) [Gr. ky`rie 'elei^son .]
1. (R. C. Ch.) Greek words, meaning "Lord, have mercy upon us," used in the Mass, the breviary offices,
the litany of the saints, etc. Addis & Arnold.
2. The name given to the response to the Commandments, in the service of the Church of England and
of the Protestant Episcopal Church.
(Kyr`i*elle) n. [Cf. F. kyrielle.] A litany beginning with the words, "Kyrie eleison." Shipley.
(Kyr"i*o*lex`y Kyr`i*ol"o*gy) n. Curiologic.]> The use of literal or simple expressions, as
distinguished from the use of figurative or obscure ones. Krauth-Fleming.
(Kyr`i*o*log"ic*al) a. [See Curiologic.] Serving to denote objects by conventional signs or
alphabetical characters; as, the original Greek alphabet of sixteen letters was called kyriologic, because
it represented the pure elementary sounds. See Curiologic. [Written also curiologic and kuriologic.]
The term is also applied, as by Warburton, to those Egyptian hieroglyphics, in which a part is put conventionally
for the whole, as in depicting a battle by two hands, one holding a shield and the other a bow.
(Kythe, Kithe) (ki&thlig), v. t. [imp. Kydde, Kidde (kid"de); p. p. Kythed Kid; p. pr. & vb. n.
Kything.] [OE. kythen, kithen, cuðen, to make known, AS. cyðan, fr. cuð known. &radic45. See Uncouth,
Can to be able, and cf. Kith.] To make known; to manifest; to show; to declare. [Obs. or Scot.]
For gentle hearte kytheth gentilesse.Chaucer.
(Kythe), v. t. To come into view; to appear. [Scot.]
It kythes bright . . . because all is dark around it.Sir W. Scott.