1. king's pawn.

Other definitions for K.P. (2 of 2)


  1. Military. kitchen police.

  2. Knight of the Order of St. Patrick.

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How to use KP in a sentence

  • Lancey at once acted on my suggestion, gasping that, “Haction of—of—hany kind would tend to—to—k–p limbs warm.”

    In the Track of the Troops | R.M. Ballantyne
  • Ku-pulupulu (K-p-lu-p-l)--Ku the hairy; one of the forms of god Ku, propitiated by canoe-makers and hula folk (p. 24).

    Unwritten Literature of Hawaii | Nathaniel Bright Emerson
  • An axle for the larger wheels must be made to be glued on K P (Fig. 347).

    Toy-Making in School and Home | Ruby Kathleen Polkinghorne and Mabel Irene Rutherford Polkinghorne

British Dictionary definitions for kp (1 of 2)


the internet domain name for
  1. Democratic Republic of Korea

British Dictionary definitions for KP (2 of 2)


abbreviation for
  1. Knight (of the Order) of St Patrick

  2. US military kitchen police

symbol for
  1. chess king's pawn

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