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Kismet

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The fulfilment of destiny. (Turkish, gismet, a lot.)

“The word kismet, which he scarcely comprehended before, seems now to be fraught with … [meaning]. This is kismet; this is the fulfilment of destiny; this is to love.”—Nineteenth Century, February, 1892, p. 209.

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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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