from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun In Arthurian legend, the foster brother and steward of King Arthur.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete or dialectal variant of key.
  • noun Same as key.
  • noun The name of the letter K, k. It is rarely so written, the symbol K, k, being used instead.
  • noun Same as key.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A surname derived from several Old and Middle English words; also adopted by immigrants whose surnames began with a K.
  • proper noun A male given name derived from the surnames, or from a rare medieval given name ( as the Sir Kay of Arthurian legend ), Welsh Cai, Latinized as Caius, related to the modern male name Kai.
  • proper noun A short form of Katherine and other female names beginning with a "K"; popular as a middle name.


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