Origin of kain2
1915–20; < Malay: cloth, sarong
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Examples from the Web for kain
There is a hole in this tablecloth— Kain meja ini ber-lobang.A Manual of the Malay language
William Edward Maxwell
Mr. Kain alighted from his car and sauntered over to the group.
Brad took advantage of this period to go in search of Mr. Kain.
It was plain to the Cubs that Mr. Kain resented their interference.
“The boy may have taken off in any direction from here,” Mr. Kain said doubtfully.
- history a variant spelling of cain
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