a short sword or heavy dagger with a wavy blade, used by the Malays.
- Sometimes kriss, creese .
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How to use kris in a sentence
After Kim filed for divorce from kris Humphries, late-night hosts had a field day.
With another baby on the way, it's a good thing Grandma kris Jenner is nearby to babysit.TV’s Best and Worst Moms: ‘Veep,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ and More | The Daily Beast Video | May 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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It turns out there's a little kris Kringle in each and every one of us.
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The white kris-bearer from the war-house on the hill came and said: 'I must have ten for my firestick-bearers.'The Argus Pheasant | John Charles Beecham
Want the whole damned town swarming over us, with torch and kris?Cursed | George Allan England
My little kris dagger seemed scarcely to make an impression on the stout Manila rope.A Woman's Journey through the Philippines | Florence Kimball Russel
Waving the kris above his head, and laughing madly, the chief looked round for the next victim, and his eyes fell upon Frobisher.A Chinese Command | Harry Collingwood
With a deep breath of relief he saw Briggs lay the kris on the cabin table.Cursed | George Allan England
British Dictionary definitions for kris
a Malayan and Indonesian stabbing or slashing knife with a scalloped edge: Also called: crease, creese
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