variants: or kit-kat \ ˈkitˌkat \
Definition of kit-cat
1 usually capitalized K&C or both Ks : a member of an early 18th century London club of Whig politicians and men of letters
2 [probably so called from the portraits hung in a dining room of the Kit-cat club whose low ceiling made the smaller size necessary] : a portrait of less than half length but including the hands some thirty major portraits hanging on the walls, besides kit-cats, heads, sketches … and all the lesser oddities of a collection many years in the making— Clemence Dane
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