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Kyʹanise (3 syl.)

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To apply corrosive sublimate to timber in order to prevent the dry-rot; so called from Dr. Kyan, who invented the process in 1832. (See Paynising.)

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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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Kufic
Kufic Coins
Kumara [youthful]
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Kursaal
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