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kaik

kaika (kɑːiːəŋɡɑː)

noun
  1. NZ the South Island dialect word for kainga
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Historical Examples

  • In company with a French physician, I traversed the Bosphorus in a kaik.

    A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy

    Ida Pfeiffer

  • So saying she tossed it into the bottom of the kaik before the officious eunuch could provide a better substitute.

  • Would he not, when he found I was gone, take one of those nutshells of a Kaik instead of another boat, and be drowned?

  • One generally crosses the Golden Horn, into which the sweet water runs, in a kaik.