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Kells, Book of

[kelz] /kɛlz/
noun
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  • Ask Harvey Bruce who horsewhipped him in the mess-room at kells.

    Sir Jasper Carew Charles James Lever
  • In the 6th century kells, it is said, was granted to St Columbkille.

  • But no one in the village or from any of the camps ever admitted having seen this kells.

    The Border Legion Zane Grey
  • Then kells touched his hat to Joan, giving her the fleetest kind of a glance.

    The Border Legion Zane Grey
  • "Well, Roberts, if you've no objection we'll camp here with you," continued kells.

    The Border Legion Zane Grey
  • "I'll let you have one," said kells, walking away from the fire.

    The Border Legion Zane Grey
  • Joan raised up a little to see kells motionless and absorbed by the fire.

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  • Joan started to cross to him when kells strode between them.

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  • "kells—I'll die before I leave that girl in your clutches," flashed Roberts.

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  • "kells, I may be a fool, but I'm a man," passionately rejoined Roberts.

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British Dictionary definitions for kells

Kells

/kɛlz/
noun
1.
a town in the Republic of Ireland, in Co Meath: The Book of Kells, an illuminated manuscript of the Gospels, was produced at the monastery here in the 8th century. Pop: 4421 (2002)
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