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kine


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kine  \Kine\,  n.  pl  [For  older  kyen,  formed  like  oxen,  fr  AS 
  c?,  itself  pl  of  c?  cow.  See  {Cow},  and  cf  {Kee},  {Kie}.] 
  Cows.  ``A  herd  of  fifty  or  sixty  kine.''  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kin  \Kin\,  n.  Also  Kine  \Kine\  [Gr.  ?  to  move.]  (Physics) 
  The  unit  velocity  in  the  C.G.S.  system  --  a  velocity  of  one 
  centimeter  per  second 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cow  \Cow\,  n.;  pl  {Cows}  (kouz);  old  pl  {Kine}  (k[imac]n). 
  [OE.  cu  cou,  AS  c[=u];  akin  to  D.  koe,  G.  kuh,  OHG.  kuo, 
  Icel.  k[=y]r,  Dan.  &  Sw  ko  L.  bos  ox  cow,  Gr  boy^s,  Skr. 
  g[=o].  [root]223.  Cf  {Beef},  {Bovine},  {Bucolic},  {Butter}, 
  {Nylghau}.] 
  1.  The  mature  female  of  bovine  animals. 
 
  2.  The  female  of  certain  large  mammals,  as  whales,  seals, 
  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kine 
  n  :  domesticated  bovine  animals  as  a  group  regardless  of  sex  or 
  age:  "so  many  head  of  cattle";  "wait  till  the  cows  come 
  home";  "seven  thin  and  ill-favored  kine"-  Bible;  "a  team 
  of  oxen"  [syn:  {cattle},  {cows},  {oxen},  {Bos  taurus}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Kine 
  (Heb.  sing.  parah,  i.e.,  "fruitful"),  mentioned  in  Pharaoh's 
  dream  (Gen.  41:  18).  Here  the  word  denotes  "buffaloes,"  which 
  fed  on  the  reeds  and  sedge  by  the  river's  brink. 
 




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