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The origin and early history of the Kit-Kat Club is obscure.Club Life of London, Vol. I (of 2)
Why did you hang that kit-kat of yourself behind the door, Haward?Audrey
Addison must have been past forty when he became a member of the Kit-kat.
This he did in 1719, and the poor and the Kit-kat must both have felt his loss.
A place among the exclusives of the Kit-kat was only the just reward of such attainments, and he had it.
club founded by Whig politicians in London, 1703; so called from Christopher ("Kit") Catling, keeper of the tavern on Shire Lane, near Temple Bar, in which the club first met. Meaning "a size of portrait less than half length" (1754), supposedly is because the dining room in which portraits of club members hung was too low for half-length portraits.