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noun Scot.
  1. cain.
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  1. sarong.
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Origin of kain2

1915–20; < Malay: cloth, sarong
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Examples from the Web for kain

Historical Examples

  • There is a hole in this tablecloth— Kain meja ini ber-lobang.

    A Manual of the Malay language

    William Edward Maxwell

  • Mr. Kain alighted from his car and sauntered over to the group.

  • Brad took advantage of this period to go in search of Mr. Kain.

  • It was plain to the Cubs that Mr. Kain resented their interference.

  • “The boy may have taken off in any direction from here,” Mr. Kain said doubtfully.

British Dictionary definitions for kain


  1. history a variant spelling of cain
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