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kas

[kahs] /kɑs/
noun
1.
(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

ka

[kah] /kɑ/
noun, Egyptian Religion.
1.
a spiritual entity, an aspect of the individual, believed to live within the body during life and to survive it after death.
Origin
1890-95; < Egyptian kʾ

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ka

/kɑː/
noun
1.
(in ancient Egypt) an attendant spirit supposedly dwelling as a vital force in a man or statue
Word Origin
from Egyptian
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