K. of P.
Knights of Pythias.
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Related Words for kpduty, assignment, workout, errand, housework, burden, routine, grind, trial, job, tribulation, effort, stint, devoir, KP, body, force, army, detachment, fatigue
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the internet domain name for
Democratic Republic of Korea
Knight (of the Order) of St Patrick
US military kitchen police
chess king's pawn
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"kitchen duty," 1935, apparently short for kitchen police (duties), itself attested from 1933 as part of Boy Scouting and other camping activities; the expression's sense sometimes shifted to kitchen patrol (1940) during World War II.
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