KILDERKIN

, a kind of liquid measure, containing two firkins, or 18 gallons, beer-measure, or 16 alemeasure.

KING-piece, or King-post, is a piece of timber set upright in the middle, between two principal rafters, and having struts or braces going from it to the middle of each rafter.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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KEILL (Dr. John)
KEPLER (John)
KEY
* KILDERKIN
KIRCH (Christian Frederic)
KIRCHER (Athanasius)
KNOT
KOENIG (Samuel)