Definition of kas

 (Entry 1 of 2)

plural of ka


\ ˈkäs \
plural kas

Definition of kas (Entry 2 of 2)

: a Dutch cupboard or wardrobe common in the late 17th and the 18th centuries in the New Netherlands colony in America, often paneled, sometimes painted with floral designs, and equipped with two doors, heavy cornices, and usually a drawer at the bottom

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History and Etymology for kas


Dutch, from Middle Dutch casse, cas chest, box, from Old North French casse

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“Kas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kas. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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