Kay

[ key ]
/ keɪ /
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noun

Sir, Arthurian Romance. the rude, boastful foster brother and seneschal of Arthur.
Ulysses Simp·son [simp-suh n] /ˈsɪmp sən/, 1917–1995, U.S. composer.
a female or male given name: from a Greek word meaning “rejoice.”
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Kay

/ (keɪ) /

noun

Sir Kay (in Arthurian legend) the braggart foster brother and steward of King Arthur
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Word Origin and History for kay

Kay


fem. proper name, often a shortening of Katherine. As a given name for girls, from 1890s in the U.S.; in the top 100 for girls born there 1936-1945.

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