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[kid] /kɪd/
Thomas, 1558–94, English dramatist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The only other play certainly by Kyd is a translation of Garnier's Cornelia, 1595, which was doubtless never acted.

    Tragedy Ashley H. Thorndike
  • Captain Kyd wished me to go on an indigo plantation, offering me high wages.

    Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
  • Kyd's style justifies Nash's description, "whole handfulls of tragical speeches" and "a blank verse bodged up with ifs and ands."

    Tragedy Ashley H. Thorndike
  • We have already had occasion to notice it in connexion with Field's parody of Kyd.

    John Lyly John Dover Wilson
  • He only lived twenty-nine years, and yet he, along with Kyd, changed the literature of England.

    Among Famous Books John Kelman
  • Stay, Elpsy; should she discover that Kyd and Lester are the same?

    Captain Kyd, Vol. II Joseph Holt Ingraham
  • Kyd does not serve up crime and the supernatural world thus.

  • In thee alone I see the freebooter, the bucanier, the terrible Kyd!

    Captain Kyd, Vol. II Joseph Holt Ingraham
  • Ghosts became as numerous and voluble as in the days of Kyd.

    Tragedy Ashley H. Thorndike
British Dictionary definitions for Kyd


Thomas. 1558–94, English dramatist, noted for his revenge play The Spanish Tragedy (1586)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Cayman Islands-dollar
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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