noun Etymology: Middle English kiste, from Old Norse kista, ultimately from Latin cista — more at chest Date: 14th century chiefly Scottish & South African chest 1b

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  • kist — kist1 [kist] n. [ME kiste < ON kista, akin to Ger kiste < L cista: see CHEST] [Chiefly Scot. or North Eng.] a chest, box, or locker kist2 [kist] n. CIST …   English World dictionary

  • Kist — (k[i^]st), n. [See {Chest}.] A chest; hence, a coffin. [Scot. & Prov. End.] Jamieson. Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • kist — (n.) chest, c.1300, from O.N. kista chest, from L. cista (see CHEST (Cf. chest)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • kist — che·kist; kist·vaen; au·tar·kist; kist; …   English syllables

  • kist — kist1 /kist/, n. Scot. and North Eng. 1. a coffer; a money chest. 2. any chestlike container; a box, trunk, or basket. 3. a coffin, esp. a stone one; a sarcophagus. [1300 50; ME kiste < ON kista CHEST] kist2 /kist/, n. cist2. * * * …   Universalium

  • kist — 1. noun A chest. 2. verb To place in a coffin. To me my Julia lately sentA Bracelet richly RedolentThe Beads I kist, but most lovd herThat did perfume the Pomander. See Also: kist o whistles …   Wiktionary

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