kench

[ kench ]
/ kɛntʃ /

noun

a deep bin in which animal skins and fish are salted.

Origin of kench

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for kench

  • Packing in bulk, or "kench," as the fishermen term it, is intrusted only to the most experienced hands.

    The Sea Rovers|Rufus Rockwell Wilson
  • There is an English translation, by Mr. Kench Suyematsu, of the first seventeen chapters.