Kell
Kell Kell, n. [Cf. {Caul}.] 1. The caul; that which covers or envelops as a caul; a net; a fold; a film. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

I'll have him cut to the kell. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

2. The cocoon or chrysalis of an insect. -- B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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  • Kell — bezeichnet das Kell System bei den menschlichen Blutgruppen den Luftkurort Kell am See im Landkreis Trier Saarburg, Rheinland Pfalz die Verbandsgemeinde Kell am See in Rheinland Pfalz den Stadtteil Kell (Andernach) von Andernach im Landkreis… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kell — kel adj of, relating to, or being a group of allelic red blood cell antigens of which some are important causes of transfusion reactions and some forms of erythroblastosis fetalis <Kell blood group system> <Kell blood typing> Kell… …   Medical dictionary

  • Kell — Kell, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 231 Housing Units (2000): 89 Land area (2000): 1.009902 sq. miles (2.615633 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.009902 sq. miles (2.615633 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Kell — Kell, n. A kiln. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kell — Kell, n. [A modification of kale.] A sort of pottage; kale. See {Kale}, 2. Ainsworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kell — The name Kell has a number of meanings:Places* Kell (volcano), an extinct stratovolcano in Kamchatka Krai, Russia * Kell, Illinois, a village in the United States * Kell am See, a village and a municipality in the Trier Saarburg district, in… …   Wikipedia

  • Kell — This very interesting surname is English but of pre 7th century Scandinavian Viking origins. Recorded as Kell, Kelle, Kells, and Chell, it derives from the Norse word kel , a shorten form of the male name Ketill. This has the very unusual meaning …   Surnames reference

  • Kell — 1. Berufsübernamen zu mhd., mnd. kelle »Kelle, Schöpfkelle, Maurerkelle« für einen Koch bzw. einen Maurer. 2. Wohnstättennamen zu mhd. kelle »Loch, Hütte, Tümpel in einem Fluss zum Fischfang«. 3. Herkunftsnamen zu den Ortsnamen Kell (Rheinland… …   Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen

  • Kell — Original name in latin Kell Name in other language State code DE Continent/City Europe/Berlin longitude 49.63425 latitude 6.8239 altitude 467 Population 1953 Date 2012 09 06 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Kell — Blood group system. The K antigen is relatively uncommon (9%) but after the Rhesus antigens is the next most likely cause of haemolytic disease of the newborn …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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