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Koli or the Kolis

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The 51st Foot, so called in 1821 from the initial letters of the regimental title, King’s Own Light Infantry. Subsequently called the “Second Yorkshire (West Riding),” and now called the “1st Battalion of the South Yorkshire Regiment.”

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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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Knows which Side his Bread is Buttered (He)
Knowledge-box (Your)
Knox’s Croft
Knuckle-duster
Knuckle Under (To)
Kobold
Kochlani
Koh-i-Nûr [Mountain of light]
Kohol or Kohl
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Konx Ompax
Koppa
Korân
Korrigans
Koumiss or Kumiss
Kraal
Kraken
Kratim
Kremlin (The)
Krems White