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kris definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade [syn: kris, creese, crease]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Malay k?ris Date: circa 1580 a Malay or Indonesian dagger with a ridged serpentine blade

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also crease, creese) a Malay or Indonesian dagger with a wavy blade. Etymology: ult. f. Malay k(i)ris

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Kris Kris, n. A Malay dagger. See Creese.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Creese Creese (kr[=e]s), n. [Malay. kris.] A dagger or short sword used by the Malays, commonly having a serpentine blade. [Written also crease and kris.] From a Malayan creese to a sailor's jackknife. --Julian Hawthorne.




 


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