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Kevʹin (St.)

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like St. Senaʹnus (q.v.), retired to an island where he vowed no woman should ever land. Kathleen loved the saint, and tracked him to his retirement, but the saint hurled her from a rock. Kathleen died, but her ghost rose smiling from the tide, and never left the place while the saint lived. A bed in the rock at Glendalough (Wicklow) is shown as the bed of St. Kevin. Thomas Moore has a poem on this tradition. (Irish Melodies, iv.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Kesora
Kestrel
Ketch
Ketch
Ketchup
Ketmir or Katmir
Kettle (A)
Kettle of Fish
Kettledrum
Kettledrummle (Gabriel.)
Kevin (St.)
Kex
Key
Key-cold
Key-stone
Key and the Bible (A)
Key of a Cipher
Key of the Mediterranean
Key of Russia
Key of Spain
Keys

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