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Webster 1913 Edition


Kith

Kith

(kĭth)
,
Noun.
[OE.
kith
,
cuð
, AS. cȳððe, cȳð, native land, fr.
cūð
known. √45. See
Uncouth
,
Can
, and cf.
Kythe
.]
Acquaintance; kindred.
And my near
kith
for that will sore me shend.
W. Browne.
The sage of his
kith
and the hamlet.
Longfellow.
Kith and kin
,
kindred more or less remote.

Webster 1828 Edition


Kith

KITH

,
Noun.
Acquaintance.

Definition 2022


kith

kith

See also: kiþ and kið

English

Noun

kith (usually uncountable, plural kiths)

  1. (archaic or obsolete) friends and acquaintances
    • 2000 August 3, Michael Kelly, “New Hope For Nice Guys”, in Orlando Sentinel, retrieved 2013-04-06:
      The demography-crossing thing that undergirds this election year, I think, is a strong, broad desire to punish Clinton and his kith with a denial of further power.

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Albanian

Etymology

Variant of kic to bite.

Noun

kith m

  1. veil of mystery
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