- (in the Netherlands and in Dutch colonies) a large cabinet of the 17th and 18th centuries, having two doors and often a number of drawers at the bottom, and usually having an elaborately painted or carved decoration with a heavy cornice.
Origin of kas
From Dutch; see origin at case2
- a spiritual entity, an aspect of the individual, believed to live within the body during life and to survive it after death.
Origin of ka
1890–95; < Egyptian kʾ
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Examples from the Web for kas
“He even talked to atheists in the bars of Kas”, Tuzer said.
Tuzer said he founded FiRock in May and went into rehearsals for the concert in Kas.
She talks of dynasties and tribal deities, of kings and Kas and symbols until my head spins.The Shadow of the East
E. M. Hull
If this kas was carved oak it sometimes stood on a frame; sometimes it had ponderous locks.The Old Furniture Book
N. Hudson Moore
Cascabel, kas′ka-bel, n. the whole rear part behind the base-ring of a cannon.
Castor-oil, kas′tor-oil, n. a medicinal oil obtained from a tropical plant, the Ricinus communis.
This s is only wanted to supply the final s of kas, the interrogative pronoun, in such a sentence as kas tadgunah?Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I
Friedrich Max Mller
- (in ancient Egypt) an attendant spirit supposedly dwelling as a vital force in a man or statue
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