- the paunch; stomach; belly.
Origin of kyte
1530–40; perhaps < Scandinavian; compare Icelandic kȳta stomach of the blenny
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"I will do so with much pleasure," said Mr. Kyte, rising to take leave.Victor's Triumph
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But look out, Captain Kyte, those fellows in the bush mean fight.
"Look now," said Kyte to his companion, pointing along the tops of the hills.
The matter was more serious for Kyte than any one else on board.
The captain of the schooner and his "recruiter," Captain Kyte, received the traders with great cordiality.
- Scot the belly
C16: of uncertain origin