kit


1kit

noun \ˈkit\

Definition of KIT

1
dial British :  a wooden tub
2
a (1) :  a collection of articles usually for personal use <a travel kit> (2) :  a set of tools or implements <a carpenter's kit> (3) :  a set of parts to be assembled or worked up <a model-airplane kit> (4) :  a packaged collection of related material <a convention kit> (5) chiefly British :  gear <run over to my billet and get some overnight kit — Lionel Shapiro>
b :  a container for any of such sets or collections
3
:  a group of persons or things —usually used in the phrase the whole kit and caboodle

Origin of KIT

Middle English
First Known Use: 14th century

2kit

verb
kit·tedkit·ting

Definition of KIT

transitive verb
chiefly British
:  equip, outfit —often used with up or out

First Known Use of KIT

1919

3kit

noun

Definition of KIT

:  a small narrow violin

Origin of KIT

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1519

4kit

noun

Definition of KIT

1
:  kitten
2
:  a young or undersized fur-bearing animal; also :  its pelt

First Known Use of KIT

1562

5kit

abbreviation

Definition of KIT

kitchen

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