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Kentish

[ken-tish] /ˈkɛn tɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Kent or its people.
Origin of Kentish
950
before 950; Middle English Kentissh, Old English Centisc. See Kent, -ish1
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  • "It's the carriage that is to take you and the lady to Kentish Town," said Hugh.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine
  • Five minutes more, and you start away with the lady for Kentish Town.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine
  • But the first act, with the Kentish lanes and woods for a back-cloth, must have been charming.

    They and I Jerome K. Jerome
  • He was certainly a Kentish man, and probably the son of a London clothier.

  • One who carries off fresh provisions to a ship; a Kentish term.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • Kentish peered for torn envelopes and gaping packets; there were no more.

    Stingaree

    E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  • "You may shoot me for telling you," said Kentish, with a quiet laugh and shrug.

    Stingaree

    E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  • But Stingaree lit up without a word, and Kentish had the wit to do the same.

    Stingaree

    E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  • "Then it's all up with you," said Kentish, rising slowly in his turn.

    Stingaree

    E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  • It is faced with Kentish ragstone, and was consecrated 1862.

    Mayfair, Belgravia, and Bayswater

    Geraldine Edith Mitton
British Dictionary definitions for Kentish

Kentish

/ˈkɛntɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Kent
noun
2.
Also Jutish. the dialect of Old and Middle English spoken in Kent See also Anglian, West Saxon
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