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kibosh


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kibosh  \Ki"bosh\,  n. 
  1.  Nonsense;  stuff;  also  fashion;  style.  [Slang] 
 
  2.  Portland  cement  when  thrown  or  blown  into  the  recesses  of 
  carved  stonework  to  intensify  the  shadows. 
 
  {To  put  the  kibosh  on},  to  do  for  to  dispose  of  [Slang] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kibosh 
  v  :  stop  from  happening  or  developing;  "Block  his  election"; 
  "Halt  the  process"  [syn:  {stop},  {halt},  {block}] 




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