kyte

or kite

[kahyt]
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noun Scot. and North England.

the paunch; stomach; belly.

Nearby words

  1. kyrgyz,
  2. kyrgyz steppe,
  3. kyrgyzstan,
  4. kyriale,
  5. kyrie eleison,
  6. kythe,
  7. kythera,
  8. kytoon,
  9. kyu,
  10. kyushu

Origin of kyte

1530–40; perhaps < Scandinavian; compare Icelandic kȳta stomach of the blenny

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British Dictionary definitions for kyte

kyte

kite

noun

Scot the belly

Word Origin for kyte

C16: of uncertain origin

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