/ (keɪʃ) /

  1. the beard and uncut hair, covered by the turban, traditionally worn by Sikhs as a symbol of their religious and cultural loyalty, symbolizing the natural life: See also five Ks

Origin of Kesh

Punjabi keś

Words Nearby Kesh

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How to use Kesh in a sentence

  • I remember how deeply the 1981 hunger strike by Bobby Sands and the other Irish prisoners in Long Kesh shocked my conscience.

  • Kesh; a rough bridge over a river or morass, made with poles, wickerwork, &c.—overlaid with bushes and scraws (green sods).

  • Wesh Bromp'n—shingl'—cold 'th bit o' lemon—loo' sharp—'r else shan't Kesh my train!

  • Drunk with passion and with wine, Amathel, Prince of Kesh, leaned his heavy head upon his hand and stared like the rest.

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  • How if we sent letters to this Majesty of Kesh, saying, 'Thou hast heard our tale, thou knowest all our woe.

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  • It was a dog's trick, Mermes, for after all your blood is purer and more ancient than that of the present kings of Kesh.

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