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Krishʹna (the black one)

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The eighth avâtara or incarnation of Vishnu. Kansa, demon-king of Mathuraʹ, having committed great ravages, Brahman complained to Vishnu, and prayed him to relieve the world of its distress; where-upon Vishnu plucked off two hairs, one white and the other black, and promised they should revenge the wrongs of the demon-king. The black hair became Krishna. (Hindu mythology.)

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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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Korân
Korrigans
Koumiss or Kumiss
Kraal
Kraken
Kratim
Kremlin (The)
Krems White
Kreuzer (pron. kroit-zer)
Kriemhild
Krishna (the black one)
Kriss Kringle
Krita
Krupp Gun
Krupp Steel
Ku-Klux-Klan (The)
Kudos
Kufic
Kufic Coins
Kumara [youthful]
Kurd

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