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keat

[keet]
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noun Ornithology.
  1. keet.
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keet

or keat

[keet]
noun
  1. a young guinea fowl.
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Origin of keet

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; imitative
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Historical Examples

  • Next day we were brought to Launceston, where Captain Keat delivered us to the jailer.

    George Fox

    George Fox

  • Captain Keat also was checked, for suffering the prisoners under his charge to be abused.

    George Fox

    George Fox

  • Next morning Captain Keat brought a kinsman of his, a rude, wicked man, and put him into the room; himself standing without.

    George Fox

    George Fox